USA—Agreement Close With Pakistan On Access To Afghanistan

Cable News Network | 10/26/2021

The U.S. is nearing an agreement with Pakistan to use its airspace for operations in Afghanistan, reports CNN. In a classified briefing on Friday, the White House told lawmakers that a formal agreement is close, three sources said. The accord would allow the U.S. to use Pakistani airspace to reach Afghanistan for conduct military and intelligence operations against ISIS-K and other adversaries. Pakistan has expressed interest in a memorandum of understanding to assist with its counterterrorism...

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