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Pakistani Diplomats Still Being Harassed in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: Despite of Afghan foreign ministry’s assurance, Pakistani diplomats continued to be harassed on the 5th consecutive day by intelligence officials in Afghanistan even after Islamabad conveyed its concerns to Kabul.

In CCTV footage, it can be seen that an armed man coming out from his car and walking near the vehicle of Pakistani diplomats.

The Foreign Office on Sunday had summoned Afghan Charge d’Affairs and conveyed serious concerns over the safety and security of the diplomatic personnel of the Embassy of Pakistan in Kabul.

According to a statement issued by Pakistan’s Foreign Office, Pakistani diplomats were obstructed by Kabul officials on roads, often hit by anonymous motorcycles while heading towards the Pakistani Embassy from their residencies in the capital city.

The Afghan officials started harassing Pakistani officials from the Saturday night as their vehicles had been stopped on different routes and inappropriate remarks launched against them.

The diplomats had complained about facing difficulties in their movements in Afghanistan while being heading towards Pakistan Embassy in Kabul.