ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan army on Wednesday condemned recent terrorist attacks in Afghanistan, and also expressed resolve to continue anti-terror operations till logical end.
In a press release, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa presided over the 199th Corps Commanders’ Conference today at the army’s general headquarters in Rawalpindi to review security environment and challenges.
The Conference viewed continued unprovoked cease fire violations by India along the Line of Control (LoC) and Working boundary as potential threat to regional stability.
The Corps Commanders’ Conference also condemned recent terrorist incidents in Afghanistan, and expressed solidarity with Afghan people and their security forces in defeating terrorism.
Moreover, the forum expressed satisfaction on progress of counter-terrorism & intelligence based operations.
The COAS directed that these operations to continue till achievement of desired end state.
On Tuesday, at least 20 people were killed while more than 40 injured in a suicide bomb blast outside the Supreme Court of Afghanistan in Kabul.
Earlier in the day, the Foreign Office also strongly condemned the latest suicide attack outside the Afghan Supreme Court.
In a statement, the Foreign Office said that the people and the government of Pakistan extend their heartfelt sympathies and deepest condolences to the government and people of Afghanistan and to the bereaved families.
“We pray for early recovery of injured,” the Foreign Office said. “We firmly stand with our Afghan brothers in this hour of grief and anguish.”