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Political stability vital for peace in Afghanistan, Pakistan tells UN

UNITED NATIONS: Peace in war-torn Afghanistan can only be achieved through negotiations and reconciliation, not by the continuing resort to military force, as the two approaches are “incompatible”, a top Pakistani diplomat has told the U.N. General Assembly. “The promotion of a political settlement and the pursuit of a military …

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TAPI Project Ground-Breaking Ceremony Will Be Held on Dec 13

Ashgabat: President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov announced the beginning to construction on TAPI gas line project on last Friday during the weekly Cabinet meeting. The work on the Turkmen section will be done by state-run gas company Turkmengaz, which was named project consortium leader for TAPI Pipeline Company Limited in …

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Iran’s Vice President Cancels his Visit of Pakistan

By: Arif Qoreshi Islamabad: In a major diplomatic set back for Iran and Pakistan, the Iranian Vice President Ali Saeedlou has cancelled his visit of Pakistan at the eleventh hour although Pakistani Ambassador to Tehran Khaled Aziz Baber said on Tuesday that Iranian Vice-President for International Affairs is scheduled to …

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Pakistan and Turkmenistan Agree to Enhance Bilateral Relations

Ashgabat: The President of Turkmenistan and the Pakistani Foreign Minister exchanged views on a wide range of issues of interstate cooperation, including aspects relating to practical steps on exports of Turkmen electricity Afghanistan and using the transit potential of Turkmenistan. President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the …

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TAPI Gas Pipe Line Project is under Threat

ISLAMABAD: Much needed USD 7.6-billion Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan- India (TAPI) gas pipeline project is at stake after India and Afghanistan failed to agree on transit fee passing through Afghan territory, officials said after the two day meeting between the four countries representatives. The project was signed by President Zardari, Afghan President Hamid …

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