Pakistan’s top diplomat on Monday praised a recently adopted declaration in Istanbul on the war-torn country of Afghanistan as part of a meeting of Heart of Asia countries.

Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the most important part of the talks was “the consensus to resolve challenges within Afghanistan.”

Qureshi was in Istanbul as part of the 8th Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process that convened at Dolmabahce Palace under the theme of Peace, Partnership, and Prosperity.

“The Istanbul declaration is a very comprehensive document that has been agreed upon and has

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