Pakistan's track record in fighting terrorism stands above other nations: Nafees Zakaria

| Updated: Jan 27, 2017 15:18 IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 27 (ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria has said that the country's track record in the fighting terrorism stands above all other countries and asserted that Islamabad's operations against terrorism including Zarb-e-Azb have led to elimination of terrorists groups and stabilization of Pak-Afghan border area. Responding to a question on Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai urging President Trump to take action against safe havens of terrorists in Pakistan, Zakaria said, "We hope that Afghan forces take care of terrorist groups having refuge in various provinces of Afghanistan." He said that the Afghan leaders should focus their attention on enhancing cooperation with Pakistan in counter-terrorism. The Spokesperson said that all the recent independent assessments on the situation in Afghanistan suggested that the factors responsible for the deteriorating security situation are internal to Afghanistan. "Pakistan extends all cooperation in the context of counter-terrorism to other countries. We condemn terrorism in all its forms and manifestations," he said. (ANI)