ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan on Wednesday said it would not allow the Afghan territory to be misused against Pakistan as Islamabad raised the issue of 'Indian interference' in its restive tribal regions from Afghan soil here at the Foreign Ministers' talks. Afghan Foreign Minister Rangeen Dadfar Spanta currently visiting Islamabad, held formal talks with his counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi on different bilateral, regional and international issues with focus on illegal movement on Pak-Afghan border from both sides. National Security Advisor General (Retired) Mahmud Ali Durrani and Secretary Interior Syed Kamal Shah also attended the Pak-Afghan talks held at the Foreign Ministry. The Afghan Foreign Minister also called on President Asif Ali Zardari. During the Foreign Ministers' talks, Pakistani side urged the Afghan delegation to stop the Indian interference in tribal areas from Afghanistan while pointing out the role of Indian consulates in this regard, according to officials privy to meeting. Foreign Minister Qureshi said on the occasion that it was in the best interests of Afghanistan and the western world to stand by Pakistan as it fought the militancy and economic turmoil. He added that Pakistan's allied nations must not allow anyone to harm the interests of Islamabad. The Foreign Minister, according to officials, said, Pakistan had played an important role in making Western countries secure by fighting al Qaeda and the Taliban. The Afghan Foreign Minister assured that no country would be allowed to destabilize Pakistan using the Afghan soil, the official said. However, he said the Afghan Foreign Minister also repeated his country's demand for halt to cross-border infiltration by al Qaeda and Taliban militants from the tribal areas into Afghanistan. Later, addressing a joint press conference with Pakistani Foreign Minister, the Afghan Foreign Minister said no one would be allowed to disturb peace in Pakistan. However, he said that there were only four Indian consulates in Afghanistan, which were opened seven years ago before President Hamid Karzai took over. The Afghan Minister agreed that war on terror could not lead to successful results and stressed the need for controlling poppy cultivation and its smuggling to completely eradicate terrorism. He also denied the presence of Indian soldiers in Afghanistan and said there were only few Indians working in the construction sector. He said his country was for tension free ties with Pakistan irrespective of tense relations between Pakistan and India. He said India was a friend of Afghanistan while the Afghan government had best relations with Pakistan. The two Foreign Ministers said that Islamabad and Kabul had agreed to enhance their cooperation in fighting terrorism and bring peace to the region. They said that talks would be held only with those who would lay down their arms. Afghan Foreign Minister said that the militants must be tackled sternly wherever they might be. He said, "We have the responsibility to destroy the sanctuaries of Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan, also in Pakistan, this is our responsibility for the security of our nations." Earlier, in his opening statement, Foreign Minister Qureshi said that the two sides had been able to overcome the hiccups of the past. He said, "Now we have excellent coordination and understanding." He said that President Asif Ali Zardari was scheduled to pay a visit to Afghanistan within this year adding that Pakistan had also decided to send a parliamentary delegation to Kabul soon. Afghan Foreign Minister said there was agreement between the two countries on increasing cooperation in addresssing the menace of terrorism. To a question on Afghan government talks with Taliban in Saudi Arabia recently, Spanta said Afghanistan supported all initiatives to bring the people together for peace but it would only hold dialogue with those who believed in peace. He confirmed the talks with Taliban in Saudi Arabia but warned that the reconciliation process would move ahead only if militants were ready to put down their weapons, accept the Afghan constitution and live a peaceful life. The statement by Afghan Foreign Minister came a day after Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal confirmed that his country had sponsored talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban insurgents. Foreign Minister Qureshi while replying to a question said it was the responsibility of Pakistan Army and other security agencies to take action against any militants' sanctuary, if any, inside Pakistan.