Russia applauds Pakistan Army’s operation Radd-ul-Fassad

  • Army chief says enhanced Pak-Russia military cooperation will improve regional security

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said that enhanced Pakistan-Russia military to military cooperation would have a positive impact on regional security.

The COAS said this during a meeting with Russian Ambassador to Pakistan Alexey Yurevich Dedov, who called on him here at the General Headquarters.

According to a tweet by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor, the visiting ambassador condemned recent incidents in Pakistan and expressed

grief on behalf of his country. He acknowledged Pakistan’s efforts in the fight against terrorism and initiatives for economic growth, and also appreciated the launch of Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad which would play an important role in elimination of terrorism from Pakistan.

The army chief thanked the Russian ambassador for concerns, acknowledgements and ongoing cooperation between the two countries and armed forces.