Pakistan Army Chief, Spanish FM discuss Afghan situation, bilateral cooperation

11:14 AM | 11 Sep, 2021
Pakistan Army Chief, Spanish FM discuss Afghan situation, bilateral cooperation
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RAWALPINDI – Spanish Foreign Minister (FM) Jose Manuel Albares Bueno met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa to discuss the situation in Afghanistan along with the measures to enhance bilateral cooperation in various fields, the military's media wing said Saturday.

The statement issued from Inter-Services Public Relations Pakistan said the two discussed the security situation of the region and issued of mutual interests. The current developing situation in Afghanistan and defense cooperation also came under discussion in the meeting between General Bajwa and the Spanish dignitary.

Both sides also reiterated the combined resolve for the provision of humanitarian aid and assistance to the Afghan people, the statement added.

Meanwhile, the Spanish minister Bueno commended Pakistan’s role in successful evacuation operations from Afghanistan and efforts for regional stability.

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