The foreign minister of the Pakistan caretaker government, Jalil Abbas Jilani, voiced concerns over use of Afghanistan’s soil against Pakistan.
Speaking at a press conference, Jailani said the recent attacks in Pakistan not only concern Pakistan but also the whole international community.
“The current administration in Afghanistan should take responsibility to prevent the groups, which are present in Afghanistan, from attacking into Pakistan,” Jilani said.
He also indicated the new policy of Pakistan regarding the Afghan refugees but said that policy does not only include immigrants from Afghanistan.
“The new policy which is introduced by the cabinet is not only related to the Afghan nationals. This includes all those countries' nationals who are staying illegally living in Afghanistan. About whom, the cabinet decided that they should return to their countries,” Jilani said.
The Afghan refugees in Pakistan have repeatedly voiced their concerns over mistreatment by the Pakistani government.
“We call on the Pakistani government to honor the pledge it made regarding distribution of legal documents. Their (refugee cards) have expired, and they should be given new cards,” said Javid, an Afghan refugee in Pakistan.
The Islamic Emirate has not commented on this but has repeatedly denied the concerns of the regional countries over use of Afghan soil against them.
“The Islamic Emirate is committed to ensuring security and it is committed that Afghanistan's soil will not be used against any side including neighbors, the region and the world,” said Abdul Matin Qani, the spokesman for the Ministry of Interior.