Press Release on the Second Round of Talks between High-Level Afghan and Pakistani Delegations on Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS)

February 10, 2018

Islamabad - A high-level Afghan delegation comprising of senior civilian and military officials led by Deputy Foreign Minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai visited Islamabad on the 9th and 10th of February 2018 to continue discussions with their Pakistani counterparts led by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua on Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity (APAPPS).

While some progress was made on the mechanism of cooperation, no progress was achieved on specific, results-oriented, time-bound measures in the APAPPS, particularly in the areas of counter terrorism, reduction of violence, peace and reconciliation to meet the priorities of Afghanistan.