China, Pak agree to launch 'joint actions' in Afghanistan to drive out terrorist forces: Chinese FM

Updated: few hours ago

Beijing, Jul 26 (PTI) China and Pakistan have decided to launch "joint actions" in Afghanistan to stop the war-torn country from becoming a "hotbed for terrorism" and drive out terrorist forces from there, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday.

During the meeting, Wang and Qureshi "decided to launch joint actions on Afghan issue," Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told a media briefing here.

The decision was taken during a meeting between Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Pakistan counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi in the southwestern the Chinese city of Chengdu on Saturday.