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Afghanistan Summons Pakistan Envoy, Writes A Letter To UNSC Asking ‘to Take Decisive Action Against Known Terrorist And Extremist Groups On Its Territory’

Written By Aishwaria Sonavane | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Afghanistan has summoned Pakistan envoy to Kabul on his statement to a news agency on Tuesday that said 'India's retaliation would harm talks with Kabul.' 
  • Apart from India and Afghanistan, Pakistan's relationship grew sour with another neighbour, Iran, who blamed the country of perpetrating a suicide bomb attack

Along with India, the enactments of the terror-friendly nation has caused plight to its neighbours Iraq and Afghanistan.  

Afghanistan has summoned Pakistan envoy to Kabul on his statement to a news agency on Tuesday that said 'India's retaliation would harm talks with Kabul.' 

In the statement, the Pakistani Ambassador said that 'if India retaliates against Pakistan, then Afghanistan should be warned that talks with Afghanistan would be affected.' 

On Sunday, Kabul sent in a stern complain to the United National Security Council over Pakistan's affability towards Taliban and the intention of planning a secret meeting between Taliban (UN designated terrorists) and Pakistan PM Imran Khan in Islamabad. In the letter, they cited it as "violation of the national sovereignty of Afghanistan"

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Apart from India and Afghanistan, Pakistan's relationship grew sour with another neighbour, Iran, who blamed the country of perpetrating a suicide bomb attack that killed 27 members of Iran's Revolutionary Guards on a bus in the volatile southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan which borders Pakistan.

"The suicide bomber was named Hafez Mohammad-Ali and was from Pakistan," said Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour, commander of the Guards' ground forces, quoted by the force's Sepah news agency.

Pertaining to the tight ties with terrorism, Afghanistan has urged the UN to act against Pakistan, whereas Iran has warned the country to face retaliation. 

Supreme leader of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei blamed the Pakistan military and intelligence agency ISI saying that "sheltering and silence" equals to backing the perpetrators. 

Furthermore, even Washington has accused Islamabad of providing safe havens to terror outfits within its territory.

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The pressure on Pakistan has been mounting ever since the dastardly terror attack in Pulwama. Pakistan has been condemned globally, with Russia and United States backing India in retaliation against the country.

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