Tripartite meeting focuses on Pak-Afghan border issues, intel cooperation

ISLAMABAD: Afghan, NATO and Pakistani military officials met on Thursday at Afghanistan’s Ministry of Defence to discuss security matters along the Afghan-Pak border and intelligence sharing between the two countries, a press release issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

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

The participants reaffirmed their resolve to continue to fight against the common threat of terrorism. Areas of mutual security interests and concerns were deliberated upon during the interaction.

All 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.

In the Pak-Afghan bilateral meeting, important issues linked to cross-border fire and attacks, counter-terrorism, coordinated actions on the respective side along Pak Afghan border, and detainees exchange were discussed.

Both sides agreed to make progress in line with the commitments made at the recent high-level meetings and formulate an action plan, which will contribute towards improving security along the Pak – Afghan border through enhanced cooperation.



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