Taliban’s appearing FM Muttaqi on three-day go to to Pakistan to attend Troika Plus meet

Taliban’s acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi — Twitter
Taliban’s appearing Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi — Twitter

ISLAMABAD:   Taliban’s appearing Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi on Wednesday arrived in Pakistan on his maiden go to to the nation,  the  Ministry of Foreign Affairs mentioned. 

According to a report by Geo.television, Muttaqi   will maintain vital conferences with the highest management of Pakistan, together with Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, and also will attend the Troika Plus assembly.

Earlier, the  Afghan  Foreign Ministry, in a press release, had mentioned that  throughout his go to, the appearing overseas minister will maintain dialogue on issues associated to the financial disaster in Afghanistan, whereas he may also discuss concerning the ease in visa regime with the Pakistani authorities.

Earlier, Pakistan had prolonged a particular invitation to Muttaqi to attend the Troika Plus assembly, which is scheduled to be held in Islamabad on November 11.

“Special Representatives for Afghanistan from the United States, China, Russia and Pakistan will be meeting on Thursday and we hope that Mr Muttaqi will also be able to attend,” an official had advised The News.

The Troika Plus on Afghanistan might be attended by Ambassador Mohammad Sadiq, Pakistan’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Thomas West, the State Department’s Special Representative and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Afghanistan, Russia’s particular envoy for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov and Chinese particular envoy for Afghanistan, Yue Xiaoyong.

Pakistan has nonetheless not recognised the caretaker setup in Afghanistan. However, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, after his go to to Kabul, had advised the media that he had invited Mutaqqi, who had accepted his invitation.

What is Troika Plus?

China, Russia, Pakistan and the US have main stakes in bringing peace to Afghanistan. These international locations have lengthy been lively contributors within the Afghan peace talks. The 4 key gamers had established the discussion board named Troika Plus to revive peace in Afghanistan, develop regional consensus on the Afghan challenge and assist the war-torn nation in addressing the issues.

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