US Secretary of State meets Chief of Army Staff, talks about Afghan peace process
According to Pakistan Army Public Relations (ISPR), while talking to the Army Chief, the US Secretary of State has discussed issues of mutual interest, including the regional security situation and Afghan peace process.
According to ISPR, Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said that Pakistan would always support the Afghan-led peace process on the basis of mutual consent of all stakeholders.
Talking to General Qamar Javed Bajwa, the US Secretary of State appreciated Pakistan’s efforts for regional peace and security and promised to further enhance relations between the two countries.
It may be recalled that the US Secretary of State had spoken to the Army Chief on the phone yesterday. The US Secretary of State contacted the Pakistan Army Chief at a time when it was reported yesterday that President Joe Biden would not withdraw troops from Afghanistan until September 11 this year.
The World News Agency quoted a senior US government official saying yesterday that the United States would end its longest war before the 20th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center in New York. Pakistan has played an important role in bringing it to the negotiating table.