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Army Chief: Will win all ‘proxy wars’

Published : Jun 26, 2016, 4:58 am IST
Updated : Jun 26, 2016, 4:58 am IST

Pakistan Army chief Raheel Sharif has vowed to defeat proxy wars against Pakistan.

Pakistan Army chief Raheel Sharif has vowed to defeat proxy wars against Pakistan.

Addressing participants of a defence course at the National Defence University here, he said: “The contours of future war are fast changing. While our enemies are stoking terrorism to demoralise us and destabilise our country, we are united, fully determined and capable of defeating their nefarious designs. Pakistan is opposed to using proxies against oth-er countries and will also not allow any other country to use proxies against Pakistan.” General Sharif emphasised Pakistan’s resolve and determination to confront global phenomenon of terrorism and extremism and cleanse Pakistan of this menace. The army chief’s address focused on professional matters, internal and external security situation of the country and his vision of an enduring peace within Pakistan and the region, said a military statement.

 

He said during operation Zarb-e-Azb, Pakistani nation had emerged as the most resilient nation of the world. He said that defeated terrorists and their sympathisers inland and abroad are now frustrated and going for softer targets.

“Remaining steadfast, and with an enhanced awareness and participation, we as a Nation must pursue our national objective of zero presence of terrorists and total peace at any cost.”

Location: Pakistan, Islamabad