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Gen. John Allen Visits Pakistan

DoD photo by Master Sgt. Kap Kim, U.S. Army/Released(WASHINGTON) -- General John Allen, the outgoing commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan, was in Pakistan on Thursday to meet Gen. Parvez Kayani, the powerful head of the country’s military.

Allen usually visits Pakistan once every couple of months for regularly scheduled meetings, but unlike previous visits, this time he was accompanied by Gen. Joseph Dunford.

Gen. Dunford will be assuming command in Afghanistan on Sunday.

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