COAS confirms meeting Karzai, McChrystal

Published: July 2, 2010
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Kayani said during his meetings with Karzai, the two sides discussed issues of mutual interests. PHOTO: REUTERS

Kayani said during his meetings with Karzai, the two sides discussed issues of mutual interests. PHOTO: REUTERS

KARACHI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Pervaiz Kayani confrirmed that he met with President Karzai and General Stanley McChrystal during his last two visits to Kabul.

There were reports of General Kayani’s meetings with Karzai and Stanley in Kabul.

Kayani said during his meetings with Karzai, the two sides discussed issues of mutual interests. Moreover, ex-commander ISAF General Stanley McChrystal was also present during both the meetings.

General Kayani said transparent engagements strengthen relationships between the major stakeholders of the war against terror.

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Reader Comments (3)

  • Shahid Saeed
    Jul 3, 2010 - 2:34AM

    However he would like to deny it, the PA must surely have facilitated the meeting between Haqqani and Karzai even if Kiyani wasn’t present at that specific meting.

    The “strategic depth” is in actuality “strategic death” for us. Recommend

  • Nadir El Edroos
    Jul 3, 2010 - 4:14AM

    If transparent engagements strengthen relationships, then the citizens og pakistan who pay your wages and bearing the brunt of the body count deserve sone transparency as well! Recommend

  • M Vaziri
    Jul 3, 2010 - 6:03AM

    So, there you go, there is a very strong likelihood that Haqani case was discussed seriously and possible Sirajudin was present as reports suggest.Recommend

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