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US special representative, Gen. Raheel discuss Afghanistan

US special representative, Gen. Raheel discuss Afghanistan

Apr 12, 2016 - 13:31

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A top US diplomat and the Pakistaninfo-icon army chief have conferred on reconciliation efforts in Afghanistaninfo-icon.

US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard G. Olson met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen. Raheel Sharif in Rawalpindi on Monday.

The overall regional security situation with particular reference to Afghanistan came under discussion during the meeting at the army headquarters.

Olson praised Pakistan’s fight against the scourge of terrorism, a statement from the InterServicesPublic Relations (ISPR) said.

Both Pakistan and the United States are part of the Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG), which also included Afghanistan and China.

The four-nation group, trying to bring lasting peace to Afghanistan, has held four rounds of talks to bring the Afghan government and the Talibaninfo-icon to the negotiating table.

PANinfo-icon Monitor/mud


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