US defence secretary discusses Afghan issue with General Bajwa

Posted on August 10, 2021, 5:28 am
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ISLAMABAD: US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin and Army Chief General Qamar Bajwa said on Tuesday the United States and Pakistan would like to continue their cooperation for regional stability and security.

This was stated by the Pentagon in a statement after Secretary Austin called General Bajwa to discuss the situation in Afghanistan.

During the call, Secretary Austin and General Bajwa discussed the ongoing situation in Afghanistan, regional security and stability, and the bilateral defence relationship more broadly.

Secretary Austin and General Bajwa discussed the importance of regional stability and the desire of the United States and Pakistan to continue working together on shared goals and objectives in the region, it added.

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