Afghanistan signals Kabul's focus on ties with Pakistan, China

Reflecting the new Afghanistan government`s high priority on reconciliation with the Taliban, ending conflicts and curbing terrorism, Kabul`s Ambassador to the UN Zahir Tanin signalled Kabul`s focus on relations with Pakistan and China, which it feels can help it in these tasks.

‘Indo-Pak rivalry can be very costly for Afghanistan’

Observing that proxy war inside Afghanistan is neither good for his country nor the region, the Afghan Ambassador to the United Nations, Zahir Tanin, has said rivalry between India and Pakistan can cost very dearly to his country.