Pakistan rejects Afghan foreign affairs ministry’s statement

ISLAMABAD, Sep 20 (APP):Terming a recent statement of the Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs as irresponsible and unwarranted, Foreign Office spokesman Friday said Pakistan-Afghan border was an internationally recognized, official border between the two countries in accordance with all relevant international laws and conventions.

β€œPakistan believes that 24/7 opening of the Torkham point along Pakistan-Afghanistan border is a significant step forward to facilitate the people and traders of both sides,” the Foreign Office statement said.