In a first, Spy Chiefs from Russia, China and Pakistan meet in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: 11 Jul 2018

Spy chiefs from Russia , China , Iran and Pakistan met in Islamabad on Tuesday to discuss threat posed by the emergence of Daesh (Islamic State) in Afghanistan, Russian news agency TASS *reported .

“The discussions focused on the dangers arising from a buildup of the Islamic State on the Afghan territory,” said Russian Foreign Intelligence Service Director Sergei Naryshkin.

“The conference reached understanding of the importance of coordinated steps to prevent the trickling of IS Millitants from Syria and Iraq to Afghanistan where from they would pose risks for neighbouring countries,” he added.

Security and intelligence officials from all four countries agreed regional powers play an active role in resolve the conflict in Afghanistan.( Times of Islamabad )