As Afghanistan stood at a crossroads after suffering for decades, Pakistan reiterated its call for the international community to rise from the geo-politics to make efforts for helping Afghanistan avert economic and humanitarian disaster as well as for promoting intra-Afghan reconciliation.
“Let us rise above geo-politics and try to mitigate the pain and suffering of Afghanistan. Pakistan urges all responsible actors to learn from past mistakes and let us not repeat them. We must not be prescriptive in our approach,” Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said in an op-ed published in Khaleej Times Monday.
He viewed that Afghanistan stood at a historic cross-roads, where it could finally end the cycles of conflict and instability, or descend into state failure which would bring untold misery to its people and affect the region.
After Afghanistan itself, Pakistan has suffered the most from the…