Rawalpindi, November 18, 2015 (PPI-OT): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif met US Secretary of State John Kerry. Secretary welcomed the delegation. US Secretary of State emphasized that US relations with Pakistan are independent of all other countries. Regional security including Afghanistan, India and need and measures for regional stability dominated the discussion. COAS Highlighted need for resolution of Kashmir.
US Secretary of State acknowledged Pakistan’s contributions and enormous sacrifices in fight against terror. COAS highlighted Pakistan’s perspective of regional security, Afghan owned reconciliation, challenges and way forward are discussed. COAS reiterated Pakistan’s desire to solidify US-Pak relations based on mutual interest and respect.
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