NDS-ISI deal being reviewed: CEO office
KABUL (Pajhwok): The office of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on Sunday confirmed the signing of agreement with Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) but said the agreement was being reviewed.
Javed Faisal, deputy spokesman of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), told reporters the Afghan leaders had decided to review certain clauses of the agreement.
He said the 1st clause of the deal was about joint training programs, 2nd about the activities of groups that had been struggling for independence in the Pakistani side of Durand line and the 3rd one was about the activities of enemy-intelligence networks in the two countries.
Earlier, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) spokesman Hasibullah Sidiqui had confirmed an agreement inked between the spy agencies of the two countries.
Sidiqui said in line with agreement both agencies would share intelligence, technical information and inform one another of possible threats posed to the security of the two countries.
Najibullah Manali, National Security Council media advisor, said the technical assessment of the agreement has been completed and was acceptable to both the countries. He said the president was in consultation with politicians, security officials and civil society activists.
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