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PM Imran Khan receives call from British PM Boris Johnson

PM Imran, British counterpart discuss current situation of Afghanistan

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PM Imran Khan has received a phone call from British PM Boris Johnson on Tuesday.

The statement from the British Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street said:

The Prime Minister spoke to Pakistani Prime Minister Khan this afternoon about the situation in Afghanistan.

The Prime Minister stressed his commitment to work with international partners to avoid a humanitarian disaster in Afghanistan and the wider region.

 British Prime Minister underlined that any recognition of the new government in Afghanistan to happen on an international, not unilateral basis.

He said that any legitimacy of any future Taliban government will be subject to them upholding internationally agreed standards on human rights and inclusivity.

The Prime Minister and Prime Minister Khan agreed their governments will keep in close contact in the coming days on the evolving situation.

In the bilateral context, PM  Imran Khan highlighted the extensive measures taken by Pakistan to contain the Covid-19, noted that the relevant data had been shared with the UK side, and called for the removal of Pakistan from the Red List.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.