Trio reviews post-drawdown Afghanistan




RAWALPINDI: A meeting was held at the Afghan Ministry of Defence in Kabul on Monday which was attended by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif, Afghan Chief of General Staff General Sher Muhammad Karimi and ISAF Commander General Joseph Dunford.
The participants reviewed the current security situation in Afghanistan. Besides the transfer of security responsibility to the Afghan National Security Forces in the wake of US/ISAF drawdown, enhanced bilateralism between Pakistan and Afghanistan with particular emphasis on coordination arrangements along Pakistan-Afghanistan border was also deliberated upon during the meeting. The Afghan military officials briefed the Pakistani delegation over the latest security situation in Afghanistan. Later, separate meetings of COAS were held with the Afghan Acting President Younis Qanooni and Afghan Defence Minister General Bismillah Muhammadi. 

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