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Trilateral meeting resolves to counter IED threat

Trilateral meeting resolves to counter IED threat

Jan 21, 2013 - 21:25

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): Afghan National Army (ANA), International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) and Pakistaninfo-icon Army officials on Monday discussed ways of countering the improvised explosive device (IED) threat.

At a meeting in the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi, the delegates conferred on dangers IEDs posed to the civilian population as well as by security forces on both sides of the Afghanistaninfo-icon-Pakistan border.

The participants expressed satisfaction with the progress made on the issue since the IED working group was formed as a sub-committee of the tripartite commission. They agreed on closer cooperation in dealing with the IED threat.

According to a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Afghan and Pakistani directors-general of military operations led their respective delegates. The ISAF deputy chief of staff headed his team.



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