Nationwide Safety Adviser to the Authorities of Pakistan Moeed Yusuf on Thursday issued a stern rebuke to Afghan officers who’ve amped up their rhetoric in opposition to Pakistan, saying Islamabad won’t be deterred by “spoilers” in Kabul as it really works to convey an enduring peace to the neighbouring nation.
“Pakistan remains committed to facilitating an inclusive political settlement in Afghanistan. In this spirit, PM Imran Khan agreed to meet [Afghan] President [Ashraf] Ghani recently to continue our engagement,” Yusuf wrote on Twitter on Thursday.
Yusuf slammed the, “vitriolic and delusional statements from some spoilers in Kabul”, whom he described as having been “imposed” on the Afghan individuals “as their senior officials”.
He stated these officers, “are constantly attempting to vitiate bilateral relations on purpose to deflect attention from their own failures.
He was referring to a spate of critical statements made by officials of the incumbent Afghan regime casting aspersions on Pakistan’s intent in the peace process.
“Afghanistan is being embarrassed day by day because of these idiotic statements. Afghans ought to relaxation assured that everybody can see by means of the nefarious agenda of those spoilers. We won’t let a handful of venomous minds have an effect on Pakistan’s help to ALL Afghans for peace and stability,” Yusuf concluded.
The sharp rebuke followed a clear insult directed at Pakistan from Afghan vice president Amrullah Saleh a day earlier and Afghan president Ghani’s attempt to lay the blame of his regime’s rapid implosion on Pakistan’s doorstep at a public forum in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, where Prime Minister Imran Khan was also present.
Pakistan had earlier additionally formally damaged ties with Afghan Nationwide Safety Adviser Hamdullah Mohib after he crudely insulted the nation.