Pak-Afghan forces agree to improve bilateral coordination

Pak-Afghan

PESHAWAR: The armed forces of Pakistan and Afghanistan Wednesday held delegation-level talks to discuss bilateral issues including improving the border coordination mechanism and vowed to shun sub-tactical level skirmishes at the border.

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The two sides agreed to improve bilateral coordination to avoid incidents like a July 1 border clash in Angoor Ada over controversial construction of a gate at the crossing point by the Pakistani side.

The Afghan delegation was led by Brigadier General Rahim Abdul Qadir while the Pakistani side was headed by Brigadier Amir Ahsan.