Afghanistan hopes Pak will cooperate on terror safe havens

ANI | Updated: Nov 18, 2017 18:57 IST

Washington [United States">United States], November 18 (ANI): Afghanistan is hopeful that Pakistan will cooperate in dealing with the issue of the safe havens of the terror groups.

The safe havens of the terror groups still remain a major issue and the Afghan government is hopeful that Pakistan would cooperate in this regard, reported Khaama Press, quoting Afghanistan Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, as saying.

The comments were made in a meeting with the United States">United States Vice President Mike Pence at the White House.

The two discussed the political environment in Afghanistan and also focused on President Donald Trump's South Asia strategy and its beneficial impact on the security situation in Afghanistan.

VP Pence commended the Afghan security forces for their bravery and sacrifices in fighting the insurgency and international terrorists, such as ISIS and al-Qaida.

According to White House, Vice President Pence and Dr. Abdullah reaffirmed the enduring partnership between the United States">United States and Afghanistan.(ANI)