Pakistan intelligence chief meets Afghan leader as relations thaw

January 12, 2015 7:33 AM

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Pakistan intelligence chief meets Afghan leader as relations thaw

KABUL (Reuters) - Pakistan's intelligence chief met Afghanistan's new president to discuss ways to boost coordination in fighting militant attacks in the region, an official said Monday, in a sign of improving ties between the often uneasy neighbors.

It was the third trip to Afghanistan in recent months for the powerful Inter-Services Intelligence chief, Razwan Akhtar, hinting at new cooperation between the countries that have long accused each other of harboring Islamist insurgents.

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