Pakistan’s army chief, US CENTCOM commander discuss regional security Credit: Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), media-wing of Pakistan Army
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In a significant diplomatic development, the Pakistan Chief of Army Staff, General Syed Asim Munir, engaged in discussions with General Michael Erik Kurilla, the Commander of the US Central Command (CENTCOM), focusing on various regional security issues.

The meeting transpired at the CENTCOM headquarters situated in Tampa Bay, Florida, as reported by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media arm of the Pakistan army.

The ISPR conveyed that the deliberations during the meeting encompassed shared interests, with a particular emphasis on cooperation in regional security matters. Both military leaders explored opportunities for collaborative training initiatives and underscored the importance of intensifying training interactions between CENTCOM and the Pakistan Army, as highlighted in the ISPR statement.

Pakistan Chief of Army Staff
Credit: Inter Services Public Relations Pakistan

General Munir, accompanied by the head of the Inter-Services Intelligence, Lieutenant General Nadeem Anjum, had arrived in Washington the previous week, engaging in high-level discussions with senior US officials. These included meetings with Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin.

Beyond these discussions, General Munir also seized the opportunity to meet with the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, in New York. The talks delved into the prevailing situations in Gaza and Kashmir, demonstrating the multifaceted nature of the diplomatic engagements undertaken by the Pakistani military leadership during their visit to the United States.


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