KABUL: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif sought Kabul’s cooperation in the offensives launched by Pakistani army in North Waziristan.
Nawaz Sharif telephoned President Hamid Karzai the other day, where the two leaders discussed the ongoing military operations of Pakistan in North Waziristan. Pakistani premier congratulated President Karzai and Afghan nation on successful conduct of the presidential election runoff.
President Karzai assured Sharif of Afghanistan’s all-out cooperation in eliminating nests of terror on the other side of Durand Line. President Karzai hoped that finishing off militants in the area will put a halt to terror attacks in Afghanistan.
President Karzai said that both countries had suffered from terrorism in the region. President Karzai urged Pakistan to avoid civilian casualties during the offensives.
Sharif said that a special representative of Pakistan would soon visit Afghanistan to explore ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries during the operation.
After recent terror attacks on Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, Pakistani army launched military operations in North Waziristan to element sanctuaries of terrorists in the area.