NEW DELHI (Sputnik) — The Pakistani and Afghan military chiefs have held first phone talks via a recently established hot line between army commanders, a Pakistani military spokesman said Wednesday.
Both DGMOs discussed mil to mil issues,modalities,dates of mtgs b/w Corps Comds of 2 sides,Measures to enhance coord along border-2— AsimBajwa (@AsimBajwaISPR) 30 декабря 2015
On Sunday, Pakistani Chief of Army Staff Gen. Raheel Sharif met with the Afghan leaders in Kabul. The sides agreed to jointly fight against terrorism and establish the hot line to connect land forces commanders with the aim to coordinate their actions.
Pursuing decision in Gen #Raheel's 27th Dec15 visit to Afgn,hot line established b/w DGMOs of both countries.First contact/call just made-1— AsimBajwa (@AsimBajwaISPR) 30 декабря 2015
Islamabad has been an active mediator in Afghan peace talks. In July, Pakistan hosted a first round of peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban insurgents, which were followed by a number of reconciliation meetings, but stalled later.