KUALA LUMPUR, March 15: Afghanistan’s foreign minister urged Pakistan on Wednesday to demonstrate consistency and sincerity in its policy of helping defeat Taliban and Al Qaeda militants.

Abdullah Abdullah, who is visiting Malaysia, said relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan in the area of security had to move forward in a more robust manner.

“But what is needed is a policy of consistency and continuity and sincerity that will help us overcome this challenge,” Mr Abdullah told Reuters in an interview here.

Mr Abdullah sidestepped questions on whether he believed charges levelled by former Afghan president Sibghatullah Mujaddedi of the Inter-Services Intelligence’s involvement in an attack on him had any basis, saying the government would announce its findings once it completed its investigation into the attack.—Reuters

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