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FM Qureshi to meet Pompeo, Bolton today

WASHINGTON: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will hold talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington on Tuesday (today).

Regional situation and bilateral ties will come under discussion during the meeting.

The foreign minister will also meet US National Security Adviser John Bolton.

He will also meet members of the US Congress and address an event of the US Institute for Peace.

Last week, Shah Mahmood Qureshi met US President Donald Trump at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

According to details, the US president, who arrived to address the UN General Assembly met FM Qureshi at a reception at the UN headquarters.

Speaking about the meeting, the foreign minister said that Pakistan and the US agreed on the need to rebuild bilateral relations.

“I met with President Donald Trump at the reception where I had the opportunity to discuss Pak-US relations with him. I requested him that we have had cordial relations and need to rebuild them,” he said while speaking to a state-owned TV.

He said that President Trump agreed and said they intend to do as well, and he received a positive response from him.

Furthermore, Qureshi said that he also met Mike Pompeo. This is their second meeting within a month after the US top diplomat visited Islamabad.

Qureshi said that Pompeo also sent his greetings to Prime Minister Imran Khan.”Send my greetings to your leader,” Pompeo told Qureshi.



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