Pakistan, Russia hold talks to strengthen defence ties, enhance cooperation on security issues

Islamabad, PTI | Updated : 15 March 2018, 08:36 AM
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Pakistan and Russia on Wednesday discussed defence and security relations and held talks on various global and regional issues of mutual interest, the Foreign Office said.

Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua elaborated on Pakistan’s improved security situation and ongoing counter-terrorism efforts, the Foreign Office said.

She also expressed satisfaction at increasing military and technical cooperation between Pakistan and Russia.

Russia’s deputy secretary National Security Council Mikhail Popov expressed deep appreciation and acknowledged Pakistan’s contribution and sacrifices in the fight against terrorism and also recognized the need for joint efforts for peace, security, and stability in the region, the Foreign Office said.

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First Published: Thursday, March 15, 2018 07:30 AM
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