Talks to help end terrorism in region, says Afghan envoy

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PESHAWAR: The newly-appointed Afghan Consul General, Dr Abdullah Waheed Poyan, has said that Pakistan and Afghanistan need to put in concerted efforts for restoration of sustainable peace in the region.

He told a press conference at the Afghan consulate here on Wednesday that the ongoing quadrilateral talks would help end terrorism in both the countries and would pave the way for lasting peace in the region. Pakistan, Afghanistan, China and America have been working on a roadmap for peace in the war-ravaged country.