Pakistan-US military leaders discuss security situation

ISLAMABAD: United States has applauded the role of Pakistan Army in the fight against terrorism.

This has been conveyed by Commander United States Central Command (CENTCOM) General Lloyd J. Austin to Defense Secretary Asif Yasin at a meeting in Rawalpindi on Friday/

Both the sides discussed the proposed withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan in 2014‚ Pakistan’s role in post-withdrawal‚ Pakistan-Afghanistan border situation and the overall security situation in the region.

The two sides expressed satisfaction over the meetings of Pak-US defense consultative forum.