Afghanistan: Pakistan behind deadly Ghazni attack

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Saqib Ul Islam in “View 360” covered these topics: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Joseph Dunford will visit Pakistan next week to meet Prime Minister Imran Khan, confirmed US Defence Secretary James Mattis . Pompeo will hold discussion with Prime Minister Imran Khan and his team on issues of mutual interests.

The US secretary of state will be the first foreign dignitary to meet the newly elected Prime Minister, who took oath of his office on August 18.

Afghanistan’s Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Wednesday said that Pakistan’s military provided the sufficient aid to the Taliban militants and plotted the deadly attack in Ghazni earlier this month, which claimed over 100 lives. “Pakistan and Pakistan’s military were involved in the plan to attack Ghazni. Pakistan provided all sufficient aid to them and it’s very clear,” TOLOnews quoted MoI spokesperson Najib Danish as saying. Meanwhile, Afghan Defense Ministry deputy spokesman, Mohammad Radmanish said, “There has been an intelligence weakness in Ghazni.”