COAS phones Gen Nicholson, asks US to play role to stop attacks from Afghanistan

17 Feb, 2017 9:20 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa made a telephone call to US General John Nicholson, Resolute Support Mission (RSM) Commander, in Afghanistan on Friday.

According to DG ISPR, COAS expressed his concerns over continued acts of terrorism in Pakistan with impunity from Afghanistan. “Most of the incidents in Pakistan are claimed by terrorist organizations with leadership hiding in Afghanistan.”

The COAS said that such terrorist activities and inaction against them were testing their current policy of cross-border restraint.

He asked Commander RSM to play his role in disconnecting this planning, direction, coordination and financial support.

The COAS also informed him about list of terrorists handed over to Afghan authorities for action against them who are hiding inside Afghanistan since long. The US General expressed his condolences over loss of precious lives in recent terrorist incidents and assured him full assistance in response to his concerns.

He also shared his plans to undertake special coordination at appropriate level between RSM, Afghan Security Forces and Pakistan.

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