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Joint Statement: United States - Pakistan Defense Consultative Group Meeting   [open pdf - 695KB]

"The 25th meeting of the United States-Pakistan Defense Consultative Group (DCG) was held at Ministry of Defence, Rawalpindi, Pakistan on September 21, 2016. Pakistan's delegation was led by Defense Secretary Lieutenant General (Retired) Zamir Ul Hassan Shah and the U.S. delegation was led by Ambassador David B. Shear performing the duties of Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. The DCG is the primary forum for the United States and Pakistan to exchange views and coordinate on defense and security matters with the goal of strengthening cooperation in areas of mutual interests. The DCG last met in December, 2015 in Washington, D.C. and both sides noted the important milestone of the 25th meeting of the DCG. [...] Both sides reaffirmed their commitments to a strong defense relationship in years ahead, geared to achieve common strategic objectives particularly related to counter-terrorism (CT), regional stability, and other areas of security cooperation."

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2016-09-21
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