Abdullah says Pakistan’s counterterrorism policy ‘static’
September 26, 2018
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AT-KABUL: Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah said no change is seen in Pakistani government’s policies for fighting terrorism even after the new government took reign.
In a meeting with the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres at the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, Abdullah said that his country needed Pakistan and other regional countries’ honest cooperation to go out from the current problems, his office said Tuesday.
Abdullah and Guterres also discussed the October parliamentary election in Afghanistan,and the chief executive has assured the UN chief that the election would be launched based on biometric.
He has called for the UN and other international organizations’ assistance in the election.
Political parties accuse the government of trying to launch a fraudulent election to help its own people get the way for the next five-year parliament term.
The government denies accusations, saying it was working hard to launch a transparent election, and it recently vowed to use biometric for more transparency.
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