Pakistan, Afghanistan Look to Boost Trade and Security

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ISLAMABAD—With several recent high-level visits to Islamabad from global trading partners, including nearby Iran, Pakistani officials are indicating they want to increase business with Afghanistan.
The officials say they have taken significant steps in recent years to facilitate landlocked Afghanistan’s trade, but insist the neighboring country’s opposition to regulation of cross-border flows of people and commercial goods continues to hamper expansion in bilateral trade and transport.