Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan
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Srinagar: Days before crucial talks with the US defence secretary, Pakistan has welcomed an American offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids from the Afghan soil, Dawn reported on Thursday quoting the Voice of America radio service.
As per the report the official US news outlet also reported that Pakistan believed the US offer “augurs well” for regional counterterrorism cooperation.
US Defence Secretary James Mattis is expected in Islamabad on Dec 3 for talks aimed at enlisting Pakistan’s support for implementing the new US strategy for Afghanistan. The strategy seeks to force the Taliban to join the Afghan peace process by defeating them in the battlefield.

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