Afghan President Ashraf Ghani (right) shakes hands with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after a news conference in Kabul, May 12, 2015. Reuters/Omar Sobhani

Deutsche Welle: Pakistan, Afghanistan intelligence agencies to cooperate on fighting Taliban

After years of tensions, Pakistan and Afghanistan have finally agreed to cooperate with each other in their fight against terrorism. The two countries are to coordinate operations against the Taliban.

Pakistan's military spokesman Aseem Ali Bajwa confirmed the partnership between the two nations' intelligence services on Tuesday. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) had already been signed between the two organizations, Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and the Afghan National Directorate of Security (NDS), Bajwa added.

WNU Editor: Not everyone is happy with this arrangement .... Afghan backlash over security deal with Pakistan (The Guardian).

More News On The Intelligence Agencies of Afghanistan And Pakistan Agreeing To Share Intel On Fighting The Taliban

Pakistan, Afghanistan Sign Accord to Share Intelligence -- VOA
Afghan, Pakistani Spies Agree to Share Information, Work Together -- NBC
Pakistan, Afghanistan sign intelligence-sharing deal -- AFP
Afghan MPs Criticize Kabul Ties With Pakistan's Spy Agency -- VOA
Pakistan military says its spies will cooperate with Afghanistan -- Reuters
Pakistan, Afghanistan Sign Deal To Increase Intel Sharing And Cooperation -- IBTimes
Afghanistan, Pakistan Security Pledge -- Defense News
Afghanistan, Pakistan resume intel-sharing after years of mutual animosity -- RT
Pakistan, Afghanistan sign accord to share intelligence -- CCTV
Afghanistan, Pakistan to Cooperate on Counter-Terrorism -- The Diplomat
Afghanistan's President Slams Reports Pakistan Will ‘Train and Equip’ Their Spy Agency -- Vice News

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