13 Feb '18, 5pm

Pakistani General talks tough on terrorism, but remains short on action | FDD's Long War Journal

During the “Chiefs of Defence” meeting held in Kabul earlier today, Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff claimed that his country “has eliminated all terrorist sanctuaries from its soil” and blamed “residual signatures of terrorists” on Afghan refugees living there. Pakistani General Qamar Javed Bajwa made those delusional comments at a conference attended by US Central Command’s General Votel & Resolute Support commander General John Nicholson as well as the “Army Chiefs of Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan,” according to a press release from Pakistan’s Inter-Services Public Relations branch , which summarized General Bajwa’s statement: He said that Pakistan has eliminated all terrorist sanctuaries from its soil, however, residual signatures of terrorists who take advantage of presence of 2.7 million Afghan refugees and absence of effe...

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