Pak Army against allowing US to expand its war on terror

September 4th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI  

Islamabad, Sep.4 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has decided not to allow the US to expand its ‘war on terror’ inside the country’s geographical territory, sources said.

Sources privy to the 121st Corps Commander Conference chaired by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani at General Headquarters (GHQ) said the Army top brass discussed in detail the country’s security scenario and voted in favour of not succumbing to US pressure.

However, a statement released by the ISPR said the conference was a regular affair and a comprehensive briefing on the current security situation in the region was given to the participants.

The Nation quoted the statement as saying that matters of operational vigilance and professional interest were also discussed.

Meanwhile, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Tariq Majeed met President Asif Ali Zardari at the Presidency to discuss issues regarding combat capabilities of the armed forces and their professional preparedness to safeguard the strategic assets of the country.(ANI)

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