Afghan president visits Pakistan to try to repair damaged ties

November 14, 2014 12:54 PM

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ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - New Afghan President Ashraf Ghani made his first state visit to neighboring Pakistan on Friday, kicking off a two-day trip aimed at rebuilding damaged ties and eradicating suspicions between the two countries.

Relations have been harmed by regular accusations from both countries that the other is harboring anti-government insurgents who cross the porous border and mount deadly attacks.

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