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Afghanistan, Pakistan upgrade peace efforts

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16 Apr 2011 17:00 Source: Reuters // Reuters

  • Intelligence, military leaders to join peace commission

  • Initiative has U.S. backing

  • Gilani calls move "historic, unprecedented"

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By Rob Taylor

KABUL, April 16 (Reuters) - Afghanistan and Pakistan agreed on Saturday to add top military and intelligence officials to a joint commission seeking peace with the Taliban, a measure they said would improve cooperation and bring peace closer.

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