ISAF commander meets Kayani to stop Taliban militants’ crossing over to Pak

July 27th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI  

Taliban Rawalpindi, July 27 (ANI): The US commander of International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan, Lt General Stanley McChrystal, visited Pakistan to address the army’s concerns over a possible Taliban spill-over from the Helmand operation.

Sources said McChrystal arrived in Rawalpindi around 11 a.m. on Sunday and was driven to the General Headquarters to meet Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Kayani.

The two sides held talks over the on-going operations in Helmand, the Daily Times reported.

The ISAF commander assured General Kayani that the US was aware of the possible crossing of the Taliban into Pakistan.

“We are taking all steps to stop infiltration of fleeing militants into Balochistan and are ready to cooperate for effective border control and avoid illegal crossings,” the source said. (ANI)

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