US commander in Afghanistan wants Pak to act against terror havens

Miller said this in terms of achieving a long-term stability in Afghanistan

It is not only India that has resumed the anti-terror operations but even the United States led by a top commander launched a fiery attack on Pakistan for providing safe haven to terrorists.

Army Lieutenant General Austin ‘Scott’ Miller, who is the President Donald’s Trump’s latest pick to head the US-led military forces in Afghanistan, insisetd on need for better “cooperation and coordination” from Islamabad.

He said that there is need to squeeze out safe havens (from Pakistan) if we’re going to be successful here (Afghanistan).

Miller said this in terms of achieving a long-term stability in Afghanistan.

Expressing disappointment in Pakistan, the 57-year old military veteran said that Pakistan must be part of the solution and there should be high expectations, also from a security standpoint.

Miller’s comments came five days after Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah was reportedly killed in a US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar Province.

Pakistan’s own stability and prosperity will benefit from peace in Afghanistan, he added.

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