Diplomats detained in Kabul have been released: Pakistan


Foreign Ministry spokesman Nafees Zakaria .— File photo

ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan says Afghanistan has freed two Pakistani diplomats detained in Kabul.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Nafees Zakaria said Thursday the envoys have returned to Pakistani embassy in the Afghan capital. Pakistan had protested the detentions a day earlier, calling it a violation of international conventions.

Kabul police said they were not aware of any detentions. Pakistan did not identify the diplomats or provide further details about when they were detained and released.—AP