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Atmar Sees Positive Attitude to Peace in Region

Atmar Sees Positive Attitude to Peace in Region

KABUL – National Security Advisor (NSA) Mohammad Hanif Atmar has created a positive attitude toward peace and stability in the region, an official said on Saturday.
Qader Shah, spokesman for the NSA, told Pajhowk Afghan News Atmar expressed the view during a meeting with UK Prime Minister’s special representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan Aown Jengs.
He said the diplomats discussed various positive aspects of strengthening a positive attitude in the region to peace and stability.
Shah said during the meeting, both officials stressed utilisation of existing opportunities for regional stability and disadvantages of fighting.
America's new strategy for the South Asian region, including Afghanistan, was also discussed at the meeting, he added.
Atmar hailed the new strategy as significant for permanent stability, chasing terrorist groups and taking care of the interests of all regional countries.
Referring to negotiations between Afghanistan and Pakistan, Atmar said the London trilateral meeting was important and the implementation of the decisions made was useful for both sides.
Awon Jengs welcomed the commitment of Afghan forces to combating terrorism. He also commended the holding of the fourth-nation meeting, hoping it would yield positive results.
The special representative of the British prime minister is scheduled to travel to Pakistan for talks on regional stability, relations between Kabul and Islamabad and trilateral contacts.  (Pajhwok)