Pak, US reaffirm commitment to address common threat of terrorism

ISLAMABAD: In the two-day Pakistan-US counterterrorism dialogue, both sides have reaffirmed their commitment to addressing the common threat of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.

They also agreed to continue this dialogue and develop a better understanding of the terrorist threat.

Pakistan side was led by Additional Secretary (UN&ED), Ministry of Foreign Affairs Syed Haider Shah and the US delegation was headed by Acting Coordinator for Counterterrorism, State Department, Christopher Landberg, Foreign Office Spokesperson said in a press release on Tuesday.

“The two-day discussions covered a range of topics including counter-terrorism cooperation at multilateral forums, assessment of regional counterterrorism landscape, cyber security and countering violent extremism,” it was added.

The US assistance projects in Pakistan were discussed with a particular focus on capacity building in anti-money laundering and the justice sector.

Both sides highlighted the importance of these projects in enhancing Pakistan s capacity to counter terrorism.

The two sides shared their experiences in countering financing of terrorism.






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