Hot line contact between Pakistan, Afghanistan built up: ISPR
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Afghanistan have built up a hotline between their separate military officers and reached Wednesday, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in an announcement.
Executive General ISPR Lieutenant General Asim Bajwa said on Twitter that the immediate line between the military commandants of the two nations was concurred amid a visit to Kabul Sunday by the nation’s effective armed force boss General Raheel Sharif.
“Hot line built up between DGMOs (Director Generals of military operations) of both nations. To start with contact/call simply made,” Bajwa tweeted.
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Amid the primary ever contact over the hotline, the DGMOs likewise examined about upgrading coordination along the fringe.
The Pakistan armed force boss’ visit to Kabul takes after talks between Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over late weeks that looked to make ready for an Islamabad-handled peace process in the middle of Taliban and Afghan government.
Afghanistan sees Pakistan’s backing as imperative to convey the Taliban to the arranging table.
Pakistan facilitated a turning point first round of talks in July yet the transactions slowed down when the Taliban belatedly affirmed the passing of long-term pioneer Mullah Omar.
Ghani has as of late pushed to fortify ties with Pakistan — the Taliban’s notable patrons — in an edgy offer to restart the discussions as the rebellion grows.
Afghan powers are as of now doing combating to push out Taliban agitators who seized huge swathes of the key opium-rich area of Sangin in southern Helmand territory.
Eyewitnesses say the escalating rebellion highlights a push by the activists to seize more domain in an offer to wrangle more noteworthy concessions amid ta