Kerry, Khar Support Stable Afghanistan
KABUL – The United States and Pakistan on Thursday agreed that a peaceful and stable Afghanistan was in the common interest of both nations. US Secretary of State John Kerry and Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar also agreed on supporting the Afghan government’s efforts at stabilizing the country.
In a telephonic conversation, Kerry and Khar vowed to work together to further expand multi-faceted relations between the two countries. According to the Associated Press of Pakistan news agency, the secretary of state accepted Khar’s invitation to visit Pakistan at his earliest convenience.
A day earlier, the secretary phoned President Asif Ali Zardari and said Pakistan and the US had many shared interests, such as fighting terrorism and supporting regional stability, including a peaceful future for Afghanistan. (PAN)