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PublishDate: Thursday, April 29, 2021 15:16

Pak Army Chief Discuss Troop Withdrawal With US Defense Secy

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin spoke to Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday via a phone call to discuss the drawdown of troops in Afghanistan.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_“Secretary reaffirmed importance of the US-Pakistan bilateral relationship and appreciated ’s_support for Afghanistan peace process. The two sides also discussed the drawdown in Afghanistan,” a Pentagon press release stated.

US President Joe Biden earlier this month announced withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan by September 11.

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