RAWALPINDI – US Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale held a meeting with Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and underlined President Donald Trump’s call at Arab-Islamic-American Summit for a vision of peace, security, and prosperity, and unity in conquering extremism and terrorism, according to a statement by the US embassy.

During the meeting, COAS reiterated Pakistan’s stance that its soil is not being used for terrorist activities against any other country, adding that any such action against Pakistan would not be tolerated, the ISPR release stated.

Ambassador Hale affirmed Pakistan’s role and great sacrifices in this effort. He also thanked General Bajwa for his public commitment on May 18 that Pakistan is taking measures to ensure that militants do not use Pakistan’s soil to conduct attacks against any country.

The Ambassador acknowledged  Pakistan Army’s efforts in securing control of areas on the Pakistani side of the border and said that both countries can carry forward the work done towards enduring peace and stability in the region through enhanced coordination and cooperation.