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Kabul, ISAF welcome Waziristan offensive

Kabul, ISAF welcome Waziristan offensive

Dec 23, 2014 - 15:46

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Military commanders from Afghanistaninfo-icon, Pakistani and International Security Assistance Force on Tuesday pledged all-out efforts to battle the scourge of terrorism.

The joint resolve came at a trilateral in the Pakistani capital Islamabad, the Pakistani military spokesman tweeted. Asim Bajwa said measures aimed at better border security came up for discussion.

An ongoing military offensive in Pakistaninfo-icon’s North Waziristan Agency (NWA) also figured at the meeting. Both Afghanistan and ISAFinfo-icon acknowledged the gains, which had left terrorists degraded.

Bajwa added the Afghan and NATOinfo-icon commanders assured the Pakistan army chief that terrorists would not be allowed to use Afghanistan’s soil. They also expressed their shock at the loss of lives in a recent attack in Peshawar.

Nearly 150 people, including 132 students, were killed on Dec. 16 when the Talibaninfo-icon stormed an army-run school in Peshawar. More than 250 people, mostly students, were wounded in the assault.

PANinfo-icon Monitor.mud



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