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Shall support all initiatives which bring peace in region, COAS tells US de...

01 January, 2020 7:39 pm 7:39 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday said that Pakistan would like situation to de-escalate and shall support all initiatives which bring peace in the region. COAS Bajwa stated while received telephone call from US Secretary of Defence Mr Dr Mark T Esper, said Inter-Service Public Relation … Read More

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EU calls for Afghanistan ceasefire as Esper visits Kabul

10 October, 2019 10:59 am 10:59 am

KABUL (AFP) – European Union (EU) officials called Sunday for a ceasefire in Afghanistan, saying the breakdown in US-Taliban talks presented an opportunity to push for a truce, as US Defence Secretary Mark Esper made an unexpected visit to Kabul. US President Donald Trump last month declared talks with the insurgents dead, citing a Taliban … Read More

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US Defence Secretary Esper in Kabul on unannounced visit

10 October, 2019 11:49 pm 11:49 pm

KABUL (AFP) – US Defence Secretary Mark Esper arrived in Kabul on Sunday for an unannounced visit to meet with US troops and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. Esper’s visit – his first to Afghanistan since being confirmed as Pentagon chief in July – comes amid deep uncertainty about the fate of the US military mission … Read More

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Iran will not wage war against any nation: Iranian president

06 June, 2019 2:24 pm 2:24 pm

GENEVA (92 news) – Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions between Tehran and Washington. Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States have mounted since attacks … Read More