US Deputy Secretary of State Antony J Blinken calls on COAS General Raheel Sharif

10 Dec, 2015 5:50 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Antony J. Blinken, Deputy Secretary of State of the United States, called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif at General Headquarters on Thursday.

During the meeting, both the dignitaries discussed matters related to security challenges and reiterated the need of early resumption of reconciliation process to achieve lasting peace in Afghanistan which is so critical for stability in the region.

The US Deputy Secretary acknowledged sacrifices and appreciated efforts by Pakistani security forces for peace and stability in the region.

US Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale and United Stated Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan (SRAP) Richard G Olson were also present.

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