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IEA allows no one to use Afghanistan’s soil against other countries, FM Muttaqi assures neighbors

epa09467917 Amir Khan Muttaqi, Taliban's acting Foreign Minister talks with journalists during a press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, 14 September 2021. The Taliban said on 14 September that the United Nations should help them in assisting nearly 3.5 million Afghans return to their homes after having been displaced inside the country due to violence. The statement comes after UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi met the foreign minister in the Taliban's interim government, Amir Khan Mutaqi. The international community has expressed its concern over the violation of the rights of women and girls, and has sought to highlight the lack of food security in a country which has been hit by a severe draught that could destroy crops. EPA-EFE/STRINGER

KABUL: The acting Foreign Minister of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, Mawlavi Amir Khan Muttaqi has said to the neighboring countries that no one will be allowed to use the country’s soil for terrorist activities against other countries. Muttaqi made the remarks in a meeting held with the Pakistani religious scholars in Islamabad on Monday, according to a video from the event released by the IEA foreign ministry on Tuesday. The meeting was participated by the Pakistani scholars including Jamiat Ulama-i-IslamSami-Ul-Haq (JUIS) Chief Mawlana Hamid-ul-Haq Haqqani, who is also vice-chancellor of the Jamia Darul Uloom-e- Haqqania in the Nowshera district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. On the occasion, Muttaqi promised: “The doors of IEA will always remain open for the people of Pakistan for trade, tourism and cultural exchanges.” He expressed the Islamic Emirate’s keen desire to cement relations between the two neighbors. Pakistani Minister for Reli gious Affairs Talha Mahmood, Mawlana Rashidul Haq Sami, Mawlana Muhammad Idrees, Mawlana Syed Muhammad Yousaf Shah, Mawlana Abdul Haq Sani, Mawlana Tayyab Tahir Panjpiri, Mawlana Mohammad Ahmad, Mawlana Fazlur Rahman Khalil and others also attended the meeting. Peace had been restored in Afghanistan, which had been put back on track to development and prosperity because of their continuous struggle, Muttaqi told his interlocutors. He believed Pakistan should expand trade and business activities with Afghanistan and other Central Asian states to usher in a new era of development in the region. Hamidul Haq Haqqani called lasting peace in the region a prerequisite for a prosperous and stable Pakistan and Afghanistan. Afghan Minister of Commerce and Industry Nooruddin Azizi also underlined the need for enhanced trade between the neighbors. The Kabul Times

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