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Afghanistan's Ambassador to Pakistan Umer Daudzai contradicted the government's statement on Pakistan summoning an Afghan diplomat to its foreign office over the insurgent attack on Pakistani soldiers.
Late Tuesday evening, Daudzai said on TOLOnews' current affairs show FaraKhabar that his deputy had met with officials from Pakistan's foreign office, at their behest.
A number of Afghan parliamentarians have formed a new interest group to support the fight against corruption.
Under the banner "Trust Parliamentary Group", the parliamentarians are seeking to put more pressure on the government to follow up the anti-corruption statements.
Insurgent attacks in Afghanistan rose in April and May, the US-led coalition reported, indicating a Taliban comeback after months of declining activity.
Insurgents launched nearly 3,000 attacks around the country in May, up 21% from May 2011, the International Security Assistance Force said Monday. The coalition statistics, which tally everything from rockets and suicide bombings to small-arms fire and roadside bombs, also showed a modest year-on-year rise in insurgent attacks in April, with just under 2,000 violent incidents.