War on Terrorism: Pakistan Armed Forces have killed over 17,000 terrorists in 1200 operations across the country

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War on Terrorism: Pakistan Armed Forces have killed over 17,000 terrorists in 1200 operations across the country

ISLAMABAD - Regarding war on terrorism, the DG ISPR said Pakistan successfully fought the war on terror during the last 20 years. He said over 1200 small and big operations were carried out in which 17,000 terrorists were killed.

He said Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad has been continuing to achieve stable, peaceful and normalized Pakistan. He said writ of the state has been reestablished across the country.

He said Pakistan paid a heavy price in the war on terror sacrificing 80,000 lives and suffering economic loos of 180 billion dollars.

Answering a question about the upcoming peace deal with the United States and the Afghan Taliban, Major General Babar Iftikhar hoped the agreement will have positive impact on the region as Pakistan strongly supported the Afghan-led peace process.

To another question, he said the international community is standing with Pakistan's stance on de-escalation in South Asia and appreciating Islamabad's positive role in this regard.

He said US President Donald Trump acknowledged Pakistan's role in his recent visit to India saying that Pakistan is very closely working with the United States for regional peace.