Terror incidents in Pakistan are claimed by militants in Afghanistan, COAS tells US commander
RAWALPINDI: Chief Of Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa made a telephone call to US General John Nicholson, Resolute Support Mission (RSM) Commander in Afghanistan and expressed his concerns over continued acts of terrorism in Pakistan with impunity from Afghanistan.
“Most of the incidents in Pakistan are claimed by terrorist organisations with leadership hiding in Afghanistan.Such terrorist activities and inaction against them are testing our current policy of cross border restraint,” the COAS told US commander according to a statement issued by Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR).
The army chief asked Commander RSM to play his role in disconnecting this planning, direction, coordination and financial support. COAS also informed him about list of terrorists handed over to Afghan authorities for action against them who are hiding inside Afghanistan since long.
The US General expressed his condolences on loss of precious lives in recent terrorist incidents and assured him full assistance in response to his concerns.
The General also shared his plans to undertake special coordination at appropriate level between RSM, Afghan Security Forces and Pakistan