08 August 2017

News Story: Pakistani PM, Afghan president agree on anti-terror cooperation

ISLAMABAD, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday agreed to enhance anti-terror cooperation as terrorism is a common threat for both countries, officials said.

President Ghani spoke to PM Abbasi by phone and congratulated him on his election as prime minister of Pakistan, the PM office said.

"We will work with Afghanistan for security and stability in the region," Abbasi said, according to a statement.

Abbasi said terrorism is a common enemy and both countries will work together to eliminate this menace from the region.

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