Afghan Envoy Responds to Pakistani Speaker's Remarks

Omar Samad says recent fighting on the Afghan-Pakistan border shows the region is not safe, but that neighbours must work together for peace and security.

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 03/28/2007 12:00 am EDT

Fighting between pro-Taliban tribal militants and foreign insurgents in Pakistan last week, days after Pakistan's National Assembly speaker said the insurgency was confined to Afghanistan, only highlights the need for all parties to come to grips with real situation on the ground, Afghanistan's ambassador to Canada says.

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