Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif made a short visit to Afghanistan, shortly after the deadly attack took place in Peshawar. He met the president of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani and ISAF commander in Kabul.
Army chief held separate meetings with the president of Afghanistan and ISAF commander, according to the ISPR (Inter Services Public Relations).
The statement said: “Matters relating to security situation along Pakistan-Afghan border region came under discussion. Vital elements of intelligence were shared with concerned authorities, with regard to Peshawar incident.”
The president of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani guaranteed Pakistan Army Chief that the soil of Afghanistan will not be permitted for terrorist activities against Pakistan. Immediate action will be taken against any signature found in this regard.
The Pakistan Army Chief also offered and assured complete support to the present of Afghanistan in all the spheres, especially in the fight against terrorism.
The ISAF commander guaranteed the Pakistan Army Chief that they will completely support them in eliminating all the terrorists present in his area of responsibility.
It was also reported earlier that the Pakistan Army Chief would insist the Afghan authorities to take actions against TTP sanctuaries otherwise Pakistan would go for ‘hot pursuit.’
The details of the Pakistan Army Chief’s visit to Afghanistan were ‘Tweeted’ by Asim Bajwa (DG ISPR).
The officials told the media that Pakistan would require instant action against TTP hideouts.
The source further cautioned by saying: “If Afghan authorities fail to act this time, we will explore all options, including hot pursuit.”
On the contrary, another official was of the opinion that the current government of Afghanistan is more corporative and unlike Karzai’s government it would cease to support anti-Pakistan elements.
It is also disclosed by the official that the Pakistan Army Chief, Raheel Sharif seeks the extradition of Mullah Fazlullah who led the militant group that took the responsibility of the horrendous attack that took place in Peshawar.