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Press Release

Rawalpindi- September 14, 2017

Tripartite (Pak-Afg-US) counter Daesh and Pak-Afghan Bilateral military cooperation meetings  were held at Ministry of Defence  Kabul. A six member high level Pakistan military delegation headed  by DGMO Pakistan Army, Major General Sahir Shamshad Mirza participated in the meetings. Participants re-affirmed their resolve to continue fight against the common threat of terrorism. Areas of mutual security interests and concerns were deliberated upon during the interaction. 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 respective side along Pak Afghan border and detainees exchange were discussed. Both sides agreed to make progress in line with the commitments made at recent high level meetings and  formulate an action plan which will contribute towards improving security along the Pak - Afghan border through enhanced cooperation.