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US Defence Secretary meets Pakistan Prime Minister to review state of war against terror

By: Eastern Eye Staff

US Defence Secretary James Mattis on Monday met the top Pakistani leadership here and reviewed current state of the bilateral ties and the war on terror, amidst Washington’s concern that Islamabad was not doing enough to dismantle terror safe havens on its soil. Mattis, who arrived on Monday in Pakistan with the issue of terrorists safe havens high on the agenda after the release of 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed from house arrest last month, met Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. According to the state-run Radio Pakistan, they discussed different aspects of Pak-US relations especially the regional security situation. Defence Minister…

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