On the issue of Afghanistan, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan had a phone conversation with the leaders of the Gulf, including Saudi Arabia and Qatar, on Sunday. Pakistan also organized a virtual meeting of representatives of neighboring countries of Afghanistan. Whereas, a week after leaving Afghanistan, two top US leaders are on a foreign tour with the intention of forming an alliance with the Allies to deal with the Taliban and evacuate the trapped people.
Discussion on the latest situation in Afghanistan
A statement issued by Pakistan’s Prime Minister’s Office said that Imran Khan discussed the latest situation in Afghanistan with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman and two other leaders. Imran emphasized on a place of peace in Afghanistan for the sake of regional stability along with Pakistan. Imran also spoke to the Crown Prince of the United Arab Emirates, Muhammad bin Zayed, over the phone. He also held talks with the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
These countries took part
The Pakistan Foreign Office said in a statement that the meeting of neighboring countries, chaired by Pakistan’s Special Representative for Afghanistan Mohammad Sadiq, was attended by representatives of China, Iran, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. During the meeting, the delegates agreed that peace in the war-torn country is important for the security and stability of the region.
America engaged in expelling allies
After leaving Kabul, America is engaged in efforts to evacuate Americans and allies trapped in Afghanistan. He wants the Taliban to keep their promise regarding this. For this, he is trying to form a united front with Germany and his allies in the Gulf. For this, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Minister Lloyd Austin went on a foreign tour on Sunday. Blinken will travel with Qatar to Germany, while Austin will travel to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait.
Germany wants to talk to Taliban on evacuation
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that her country wants to hold talks with the Taliban about ways to safely evacuate people who work for Germany in Afghanistan. He called it a good sign that evacuation flights could start again from Kabul airport.