Pakistan briefs senior U.S. envoy on counterterrorism efforts

Pakistan briefs senior U.S. envoy on counterterrorism efforts

The Express Tribune reported that while the United States demands seeking action against the Haqqani network are known, Pakistan has put forth its list of demands, asking Washington to take into account its concerns related to Afghanistan and other regional issues.

Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua, who, along with senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, received Ambassador Wells, underscored that the relationship with the United States needed to move forward in an environment of mutual trust and respect.

The two sides agreed that all initiatives owned and led by the Afghans for seeking a peaceful solution should be supported by regional countries.

On Monday, Wells met Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua, who expressed to need for carrying forward the relations with the USA in an environment of trust and mutual respect, according to a statement by the Pakistan Foreign Ministry.

"They give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help".

The visit was part of regular engagement between the two countries on bilateral and regional cooperation.

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The US diplomat underlined that US's South Asia strategy represents "an opportunity to work together" in bringing peace to Afghanistan, defeating the Islamic State and eliminating terrorist groups that threaten both the US and Pakistan.

Still, Pakistan is a crucial gateway for U.S. military supplies destined for USA and other troops fighting a 16-year-old war in Afghanistan.

Relations between the two allies deteriorated in August past year, when Trump accused Pakistan of protecting terrorists, a claim that caused a wave of criticism in the country. "Pakistan has much to gain from partnering with our effort in Afghanistan", he had added.

"Early repatriation of Afghan refugees was also important for improving relations with Afghanistan", she emphasised.

The adviser sensitized the delegates over the fragility of the region and reiterated Pakistan's strong commitment towards peace in Afghanistan and the region. Pakistan's military had said its army chief told US General Joseph Votel, head of the US military's Central Command, that Pakistan "felt betrayed" by US criticism. Pakistan also condemned the Indian mortar attacks on its posts. Washington will no longer tolerate Pakistan and Taliban for offering protection to extremists, he had said. Pakistan also condemned the Indian use of IEDs resulting in the martyrdom of Pakistani soldiers last night.

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