New US CENTCOM commander discusses US-Pak relations with Khan, Bajwa

Pakistan Forward

ISLAMABAD -- Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., the new commander of US Central Command (CENTCOM), conferred on foreign policy with Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday (April 8) in Islamabad, Geo News reported.

The two leaders discussed US-Pakistani relations and the ongoing Afghan peace talks, among other matters.

McKenzie Sunday (April 7) met with Chief of Army Staff Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa too, according to Inter Services Public Relations.

They discussed the geo-strategic environment and regional security, including the situation in Afghanistan and a recent standoff between Pakistan and India.

McKenzie became commander of CENTCOM in March after the retirement of Gen. Joseph Votel.

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