Army Chief General Raheel Sharif, who is in the United States on a five-day visit, met US Secretary of State John Kerry to discuss matters relating to regional security and highlighted the need to solve Kashmir issue, the military’s spokesman said.
Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Lt Gen Asim Bajwa said through a series of tweets that Gen Raheel met John Kerry on Wednesday to talk about issues related to regional stability. Challenges related to Afghanistan and India and the measures to solve them dominated the discussion between the two dignitaries, Bajwa added.
The US secretary of state acknowledged the contributions and enormous sacrifices made by Pakistan in its fight against terrorism, the ISPR chief said.
Gen Raheel and John Kerry talked about Afghan owned reconciliation and the way forward in this regard.
On this occasion, the army chief reiterated Pakistan’s desire to solidify US-Pak relations based mutual interest and respect.