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Afghan, Pakistani leaders meet after air strike allegation

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Reuters, 6 April 2018

A short quote from AAN’s Thomas Ruttig in this Reuters report about the meeting between Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in Kabul, against the backdrop of Pakistani cross-border air strikes in Kunar:

Such an incident is a rare departure from the norm of cross-border shelling, said Thomas Ruttig, co-director of Afghanistan Analysts Network. But Ruttig said it did not appear to damage relations greatly, since Ghani did not cancel the meeting.