Pakistani army chief, U.S. special envoy discuss Afghan peace process

Wang Xinjuan
2020-11-02 23:29:13

ISLAMABAD, Nov. 2 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa met with visiting U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad in Rawalpindi on Monday and discussed the Afghan peace process, the Pakistani army said.

An army statement said Bajwa and Khalilzad discussed "regional security situation, Afghan peace process with particular reference to border management and way forward for lasting peace in Afghanistan" during the meeting at the army's General Headquarters in Rawalpindi.

"The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan's untiring efforts for facilitating the process towards the mutual objective of peace in the region," the statement from the army's media wing, the Inter-Services Public Relations said.

This is the second visit of Khalilzad to Pakistan in less than a month. Earlier on Oct. 8, Bajwa also met with the U.S. special envoy.


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