COAS discusses Afghan peace process with Mike Pompeo

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WASHINGTON: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Bajwa discussed regional security issues and the Afghan peace process with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

In a tweet, Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor said the importance of an Afghan-led peace process and Afghan-controlled solution were noted.

The COAS also met the top US military leadership on his visit to Pentagon— where he was welcomed with a 21-gun salute.

The COAS also met with Senator Lindsay Graham and General (retd) Jack Keane to talk about the security situation.

Senator Graham recalled his visit to Pakistan and appreciating the country’s role in improving the security dynamics, stated the DG ISPR.

The army chief briefed about the improved security situation in the country, resulting in opportunities for foreign businesses to invest in Pakistan.

“Bilateral relationship holds potential for both countries and would also assist in regional stability,” said the army chief.

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