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Pakistan, US agree to work together on Afghanistan

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | SHAFQAT ALI
Published Jan 16, 2018, 3:01 am IST
Updated Jan 16, 2018, 5:36 am IST
“Pakistan’s support is critical to the success of the US strategy for Afghanistan.”
Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua here, US Acting Assistant Secretary of State Alice Wells said as an immediate neighbour and important country of the region, “Pakistan’s support is critical to the success of the US strategy for Afghanistan.
 Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua here, US Acting Assistant Secretary of State Alice Wells said as an immediate neighbour and important country of the region, “Pakistan’s support is critical to the success of the US strategy for Afghanistan.

Islamabad: Amid a war of words, Pakistan and the United States on Monday agreed to work to further the shared objectives of stabilising Afghanistan.

In a meeting with Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua here, US Acting Assistant Secretary of State Alice Wells said as an immediate neighbour and important country of the region, “Pakistan’s support is critical to the success of the US strategy for Afghanistan.” The visiting US envoy underlined the need for strengthening intelligence cooperation between the two sides to improve coordination in counter-terrorism efforts. Ambassador Wells also acknowledged Pakistan’s efforts in eradicating terrorism.

 

Tehmina Janjua underscored that Pakistan-US relationship need to move forward under an environment of mutual trust and respect.

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