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DGMO contacts Afghan counterpart, condemns firing on civilians

ISLAMABAD: Director General Military Opeartions (DGMO) Pakistan Army Major General Sahir Shamshad Mirza on Friday established contact through hotline with his Afghan counterpart and condemned unprovoked firing on Pakistani villagers and security forces which left 10 dead and 42 others injured. The DGMO told his counterpart that the villages are situated on both sides but Pakistan forces and civilians are on their own side of the border. The Afghan DGMO acknowledged that border is in between villages and not at the…

Peace in Afghanistan linked with peace in neighbouring countries: Dar

ISLAMABAD: In a meeting with his Afghan counterpart Eklil Ahmed Hakimi in Washington on Sunday, Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar said peace in Afghanistan was directly linked with the peace in its neighbouring countries especially Pakistan. “Pakistan is willing to work closely with Afghanistan to establish peace in the region. The strong economic ties between the two neighbouring countries are necessary to achieve the goal of peaceful neighbourhood,” said Dar. He strongly condemned the tragic…