Joint efforts of all countries are needed to fight terrorism: Dastagir tell Italian Parliamentary body


Rome, Oct. 27 (TNS): Minister for Defence Engineer Khurram Dastgir says terrorism is a global phenomenon and joint efforts of all countries are needed to fight the menace.

He was addressing Foreign and Defence Affairs Committees of Italian Parliament in Rome on Friday.

The Minister spoke about Pakistan’s role in regional stability and efforts undertaken by it in eradicating terrorism.

He said Pakistan has rendered tremendous sacrifices to cleanse its territory of terrorists and extremists.

Khurram said regional peace in South Asia is only possible with peace in Afghanistan.

The Defence Minister also stressed that it is imperative to settle Kashmir dispute in accordance with relevant UN resolutions.