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Chinese FM Due in Islamabad Today

Khalid Jamil

Islamabad (June 24, 2017)  Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will arrive in Islamabad today on a two-day visit for talks to push for peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan.

The Chinese Minister will be reaching in Islamabad in the evening, who will hold meetings with Pakistan civil and military leadership during his meeting.

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During the visit, Pakistan and China will discuss how to revive the Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG) of Afghanistan, China, Pakistan and the US for peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan.

The QCG has been dysfunctional since the American drone killed Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in May last year. Mansour was killed just three days after the last meeting of the QCG was held in Islamabad on May 18.Wang will arrive in Islamabad after his visit to Kabul where he will discuss the same issues with the Afghan leaders.

Wang will visit Kabul and Islamabad nearly two weeks after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Astana, Kazakhstan, on June 9.

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