Boris Johnson, Imran Khan discuss Sindh train crash, Afghanistan situation

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan connected Monday to sermon the existent concern successful Afghanistan and reiterated the UK’s efforts to usage diplomatic and improvement tools astatine its disposal to enactment the region.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan and British PM Boris Johnson (India Today)

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan connected Monday to sermon the existent concern successful Afghanistan and reiterated the UK’s efforts to usage diplomatic and improvement tools astatine its disposal to enactment the region.

During the call, the 2 leaders covered a scope of issues, from the tragic bid clang successful Sindh that killed astatine slightest 50 radical connected Monday greeting to the Pakistan-hosted World Environment Day lawsuit with the United Nations implicit the weekend.

They besides covered the combat against coronavirus and resolved to enactment unneurotic to decision the pandemic globally.

“The Prime Minister [Johnson] began by expressing his condolences pursuing the tragic nonaccomplishment of beingness successful the bid clang successful Sindh,” said a Downing Street spokesperson.

“The leaders discussed the existent concern successful Afghanistan. They agreed connected the request to guarantee a semipermanent aboriginal of bid and stableness successful the country. The Prime Minister reiterated that the UK would proceed to usage the diplomatic and improvement tools astatine our disposal to enactment the authorities of Afghanistan,” the spokesperson said.

The two leaders besides covered the request to “take enactment to chopped c emissions and support biodiversity” up of the UK-hosted COP26 Summit successful Glasgow successful November.

“The leaders besides discussed the shared combat against coronavirus and resolved to enactment unneurotic to decision the pandemic successful our countries and astir the world,” the spokesperson added.

Khan thanked his UK counterpart for signaling a video connection for the World Environment Day lawsuit held successful Islamabad connected June 5, according to a connection by the Pakistan Foreign Office.

Khan impressed upon Johnson to revisit the determination of placing Pakistan connected the Red List of question prohibition countries owed to COVID-19.

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