Daesh in Afghanistan: Pakistan expresses serious concerns

Daesh in Afghanistan: Pakistan expresses serious concerns
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Pakistan Ambassador to the United States on Saturday said there is no organised presence of Daesh within Pakistan, however, the country is concerned over growing influence of the militant group’s influence in Afghanistan.

Addressing a New Year Luncheon at the Pakistani embassy for correspondents of print and electronic media on Saturday, Ambassador Jilani said that over the last few years, the terrorist incidents in Pakistan had reduced significantly by 70 percent, further adding that Pakistan Stock Market has surpassed the other markets in the region.

Ambassador Jilani expressed hope that Pak-US cooperation would be further strengthened in the fight against terrorism by revisiting sale of F-16s and Coalition Fund issues.

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