Washington: The US has said that Pakistan will play an important role in the peace process in Afghanistan and Pakistan will benefit the most from peace in the neighboring country. “We appreciate Pakistan’s efforts to advance the Afghan peace process and bring stability to South Asia, including by encouraging the Taliban to engage in meaningful dialogue,” State Department spokesman Ned Price told a daily news conference on Monday. ‘
Ned Price said, “Pakistan is going to benefit greatly and its role is going to be important. In addition, it is in a position to play a role in bringing about the results that not only the United States but many of its international partners want, as well as those desired by many countries in the region. So we will continue to work and continue to engage with Pakistani partners on this issue.”
Pakistani NSA did not meet Blinken
Last week, Pakistani National Security Adviser Moeed Yusuf met US Security Adviser Jake Sullivan. “The (Pakistani) National Security Adviser did not meet the Secretary of State (Tony Blinken),” Price said. Responding to a question, he referred to China’s recent statement on the Afghanistan peace process that the peace process was Afghan-led. And should be Afghan owned.
Will continue to work together to achieve common goals
“So there is a convergence of interests, especially in the areas that we want in Afghanistan, what the PRC (People’s Republic of China) wants in Afghanistan and what the border international community wants in Afghanistan,” Price said. We will continue to explore ways to work together to achieve common goals.