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China pledges to train Afghan police personnel: Ulumi

China pledges to train Afghan police personnel: Ulumi

May 17, 2015 - 17:18

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Interior Minister Noor-ul-Haq Ulumi on Sunday said terrorism was a global phenomenon and the neighboring states were needed to take sincere efforts to eliminate the menace.

Talking to reporters on his recent trip to China, Ulumi said he held fruitful negotiations with Chinese officials and asked them to train and equip Afghan police.

During the meetings, it was decided to conduct annual meetings between the border security officials of the two countries to discuss mutual issues at length.

He said China assured to equip border police with latest equipments and Beijing pledged to provide military gears and detected tools using during night.

Initially 60 policemen would be dispatched to China for training and they agreed to train more in future, he added.

But Ulumi stressed the need for more cooperation and joint efforts against terrorism and extremism between the two countries.

He said terrorist under different names and groups posed threat to regional security and China had been suffering from the menace.

He said there was need for joint effort by the regional countries to eradicate terrorism and establish peace.



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