RAWALPINDI – Russian Ambassador to Pakistan Ambassador Alexey Yurevich Dedov called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday at General Headquarters (GHQ) and discussed matters regarding regional security, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a press release.

The COAS said that enhanced Pakistan-Russia military-to-military cooperation will have positive impact on regional security, ISPR said.

On the other hand, the Ambassador appreciated the launching of Operation Radd ul- Fasaad by Pakistan Army, adding that it will play an important role in elimination of terrorism from Pakistan, ISPR stated.

“He acknowledged Pakistan’s efforts in right against terrorism and initiatives for economic growth.”

Alexey Yurevich also condemned recent terrorist incidents in the country and expressed grief on behalf of his country.

“COAS thanked the Ambassador for Russian concerns, acknowledgments and ongoing cooperation between the two countries and its armed forces.