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PM Imran, Turkish President Discuss Afghan Peace Process

ISLAMABAD: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has made a telephone call to Prime Minister Imran Khan and discussed bilateral ties and recent developments in the region.

During the telephonic conversation, both the leaders discussed the Afghan peace process and US troop pullout from the war-torn country.

Prime Minister Imran Khan underscored the need for a politically negotiated settlement of the Afghan conflict. He said that Pakistan fully supported intra-Afghan peace dialogue and negotiations.

PM Imran told Erdogan that Islamabad had played a key role in arranging a deal between the United States and the Taliban earlier this year. He stressed that the intra-Afghan gegotiations provided a historic opportunity that must be seized by the Afghan leadership to achieve an inclusive, broad-based and comprehensive political settlement.