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Pakistan should see if Trump’s tweet determines US policy, says foreign secy

KARACHI: Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affair Tehmina Janjua on Saturday said Pakistan would have to see if a tweet of US President Donald Trump determines the US policy or Trump tweeted as per the US policy, ARY News reported. "Trump's tweet posted on Januaray 1 is unfathomable. The same day he posted one tweet on Iran also. It shows as if the US president was thingking about two countries at 4am in the night," she said addressing a seminar in Karachi. Read More: Imran blames Pakistan’s political elite for Trump’s fresh…

India using Afghan soil for terrorist activities in Pakistan, says foreign secy

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua on Tuesday said the United States had been apprised of the fact that Indian intelligence agency RAW was using Afghan soil for terrorist activities in Pakistan. "Indian hegemony in the region is unacceptable," she stated while briefing a meeting of Senate's Committee on Foreign Affairs in Islamabad. She said terrorist safe havens were in Afghanistan where over forty five percent area of the country was without any governance. Read More: EU will help stop India’s terrorist…

Strong Pak-US partnership critical to sustainable peace, security in region: foreign secy

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua has expressed hope that the ongoing US policy review will result in a comprehensive political strategy to promote reconciliation and peace in Afghanistan and the region. She was talking to a US delegation led by Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice G Wells in Islamabad on Thursday. During the meeting, Pakistan's perspectives on challenges confronting the region including the security situation in Afghanistan were shared with the…

‘Pakistanis confined in Indian jails not provided consular access’

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua on Friday said the Pakistanis locked up in Indian prisons have not been provided consular access for years, despite repeated requests and follow-up by the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi. This she said while, in a meeting, Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale raised the issue of the Indian serving Naval Officer and Research & Analysis Wing agent Commander Kulbhushan Jhadav. Jhadav, who was arrested in Pakistan for espionage and sabotage activities, has been…

Foreign secy summons Indian high commissioner, condemns ceasefire violation

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry summoned the Indian high commissioner to Pakistan on Monday afternoon and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violation by the Indian occupation forces on the Line of Control (LoC). Seven Pakistani soldiers were killed on Sunday night during cross-border firing across the LoC in Bhimber area, where tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours have surged in recent months. “Seven soldiers embraced Shahadat (martyrdom) at the LoC in the Bhimber sector in cross-fire LoC…