Pompeo asks Pak army chief to act against terrorists

By Agency Published on Jun 07, 2018 05:00 PM IST

File photo of Pompeo

Washington: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asked Pakistan army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa to take action against terrorist groups without any distinction.

 Pompeo spoke with Bajwa over phone, his spokesperson said.

"They discussed ways to advance US-Pakistani bilateral relations, the need for political reconciliation in Afghanistan, and the importance of targeting all militant and terrorist groups in South Asia without distinction," State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said.