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Foreign secy airs concern over US vice president’s statement on Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Secretary Foreign Affairs Tehmina Janjua on Friday expressed concern over the remarks of US Vice President Mike Pence about Pakistan during his surprise visit to Afghanistan. She briefed the Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs today in Islamabad on the recent developments in the wake of the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Islamabad’s stance on the issue and the visit of the US Defence Secretary to Pakistan. On Thursday, US Vice President Mike Pence repeated Trump’s…

Pakistan has much to lose by harbouring ‘terrorists’, says Pence

KABUL: US Vice President Mike Pence repeated Trump's allegations against Pakistan during his visit to Afghanistan, saying it has much to lose by harbouring "criminals and terrorists."   Echoing Trump’s accusations when he unveiled the new strategy, Pence had sharp words for neighboring Pakistan, which he said had provided safe haven to the Taliban and other groups for too long. “Those days are over,” Pence said. Pakistan had much to gain from partnering with the United States, and much to lose by harboring “criminals…

Pakistan, US agree to resolve bilateral issues with dialogue

NEW YORK: Pakistan and the United States (US) have agreed to sort out differences souring their bilateral ties through dialogue. The agreement was reached during a meeting between Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and US Vice President Mike Pence on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly in New York. The prime minister apprised US Vice President about decisions taken by the National Security Committee after President Donald Trump's policy statement on Afghanistan and South Asia, according to foreign…