Civil, mil­i­tary of­fi­cials for co­op­er­a­tion with Kabul to re­move ter­ror sup­port net­works in Afghanistan

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Top-level civil and mil­i­tary of­fi­cials dur­ing a meet­ing of the Na­tional Se­cu­rity Com­mit­tee (NSC) in Is­lam­abad on Wed­nes­day re­solved to work with the Afghan gov­ern­ment for the res­o­lu­tion of is­sues in­clud­ing cross-bor­der fir­ing and the “sup­port network in Afghanistan for ter­ror­ist in­ci­dents in Pak­istan”, a press hand­out said.The of­fi­cials reaf­firmed their con­tin­ued com­mit­ment to peace and sta­bil­ity in Afghanistan through an Afghan-owned and Afghan-led peace process, ac­cord­ing to the state­ment. “The fo­rum re­solved to work at all lev­els with the peo­ple and gov­ern­ment of Afghanistan for re­moval of all ir­ri­tants in­clud­ing re­peated cross-bor­der fire and sup­port network in Afghanistan for ter­ror­ist in­ci­dents in Pak­istan,” the state­ment said. At­ten­dees of the NSC meet­ing chaired by Prime Min­is­ter Shahid Khaqan Ab­basi re­viewed the coun­try’s in­ter­nal and ex­ter­nal se­cu­rity sit­u­a­tion and for­eign pol­icy im­per­a­tives within a re­gional and global con­text. The of­fi­cials also ex­pressed con­cern over the in­creas­ing fre­quency of cease­fire vi­o­la­tions across the Line of Con­trol and strongly con­demned hu­man rights vi­o­la­tions of the peo­ple of In­dia-held Kash­mir, ac­cord­ing to the state­ment.The par­tic­i­pants of the meet- ing re­it­er­ated that re­gional peace and progress was di­rectly linked to res­o­lu­tion of all out­stand­ing is­sues, in­clud­ing the Kash­mir is­sue. They ex­pressed sat­is­fac­tion over the gains of anti-ter­ror­ism op­er­a­tions par­tic­u­larly Rad­dul Fasaad and Khy­ber-4, and re­solved to con­tinue the op­er­a­tions un­til ter­ror­ism is com­pletely elim­i­nated. At­ten­dees of the meet­ing in­cluded De­fence Min­is­ter Khur­ram Dasta­gir, Fi­nance Min­is­ter Ishaq Dar, In­te­rior Min­is­ter Ah­san Iqbal, For­eign Min­is­ter Khawaja Asif, Chair­man Joint Chiefs of Staff Com­mit­tee Gen­eral Zubair Mah­mood Hayat, Chief of Army Staff Gen­eral Qa­mar Javed Ba­jwa, Chief of Naval Staff Ad­mi­ral Muham­mad Zakaullah, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Mar­shal So­hail Aman, Na­tional Se­cu­rity Ad­vi­sor Lt. Gen (R) Nasser Khan Jan­jua, and Di­rec­tor Gen­eral In­ter-Ser­vices In­tel­li­gence Lt. Gen. Naveed Mukhtar.

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