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Pakistan’s ISI Has Links to ‘Terrorist Groups’ – Top U.S. General

In a separate Senate hearing on Tuesday, the top U.S. military officer said that he believed Pakistan’s main spy agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) directorate, had ties to militant groups. U.S. officials have long been frustrated by what they term Pakistan’s unwillingness to act against militant groups including the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani …

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‘Pakistan Never Changes Its Afghanistan Policy’

A number of former Afghan diplomats and senior security officials expressed pessimism regarding the meeting of Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) with President Ghani in Kabul on Sunday. The meeting which was held at the Presidential Palace, the Pakistani delegation promised that Islamabad is ready to cooperate with Kabul in …

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Ghani Meets Pakistan’s COAS, Discusses on Various Issues

President Ashraf Ghani met with Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday afternoon at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, the Afghan President’s office confirmed. Both sides discussed on various issues including regional security, bilateral relations, peace and stability, counter-terrorism,  trade & transit relations and mid- …

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Pakistan Responds to Afghan President’s Call for ‘Comprehensive Talks’

Pakistan has responded to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s recent remarks who called Islamabad for comprehensive political talks in his Eid message on Friday.  President Ghani said that Afghanistan was ready for talks, “Peace with Pakistan is in our national agenda.” “We already have bilateral, trilateral, quadrilateral and multilateral mechanism for …

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Pakistan Says Afghan War Can’t be fought in its Soil

Pakistan in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s South Asia Strategy, rejected allegations it is harboring Taliban militants who are staging deadly attacks against American forces in Afghanistan. The rebuttal was came on Thursday in statement of Pakistan’s foreign Affairs Ministry, following a meeting the National Security Committee of top …

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Pakistan Eyes ‘Tax Exemption’ Deal with Afghanistan on Certain Commercial Items

Pakistan seeks ‘tax exemption’ mutual deal with Afghanistan on certain commercial items, in a bid to expand trade ties with Kabul, sources told Ariana News Saturday. The move comes after the relations between Kabul and Islamabad became strained over accusations of harboring militants, Pakistan has “stymied” Afghanistan’s efforts to trade …

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Pakistani ISI Agent Arrested in Kabul: NDS

Afghan spy agency says it has arrested a senior Pakistani intelligence agent in capital Kabul.  The agent, identified as Colonel Allah Noor was arrested by Afghan Intelligence operatives from Shah-e-Naw area of the City, National Directorate of Security said Thursday. He was also coordinator of Taliban leaders and Pakistani ISI …

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