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Thursday Sep 14 2017
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GEO NEWS

Pakistan, US, Afghanistan express commitment to eliminate Daesh

By
GEO NEWS

KABUL: Pakistan-Afghanistan-US held meetings at the Ministry of Defence in Kabul with a common aim to counter Daesh, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Thursday.

According to the ISPR, Pakistan and Afghanistan also held bilateral military cooperation meetings.

A six-member Pakistan military delegation, headed by DGMO Major General Sahir Shamshad Mirza, participated in the meetings, the ISPR said.

Pakistan's DGMO Maj Gen Sahir Mirza

The participants expressed their resolve to continue the fight against the common threat of terrorism. During the meeting, the matters of mutual security interest were also discussed.

“The three sides expressed their commitment to eliminate Daesh from the region which can best be achieved through information sharing, complementary efforts and enhanced cooperation,” said the army’s media wing.

In the Pak-Afghan bilateral meeting, important issues such as cross-border fire and attacks, counter terrorism, coordinated actions on the respective sides along the border and exchange of detainees were discussed.

The ISPR said that both sides agreed to work on the commitments made at recent high-level meetings and make an action plan aimed at improving security along the border.


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