Pakistan, US ties must to defeat terrorism: Ahsan Iqbal

Published: February 27, 2018
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Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal
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Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal PHOTO: REUTERS

ISLAMABAD  : Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said that relationship between Pakistan and the United States is necessary to defeat terrorism.

He remarked during a meeting with the US National Security delegation in Islamabad on Monday. The team was led by Senior Director National Security Council Lisa Curtis. US ambassador David Hale also attended the meeting.

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Iqbal went on to say that both allies have the capability to be united for the regional peace and stability. He also wished for peace in Afghanistan.

Since Donald Trump’s tweet on 1 January against Pakistan, “gives safe haven to agents of chaos, violence and terror”, relations between the two countries have diminished to an extent.

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Reader Comments (2)

  • Zaida Parvez
    Feb 27, 2018 - 6:58AM

    One day he says we don’t need US and the next day he says ties are a “must”.Recommend

  • M.M.Shah
    Feb 27, 2018 - 8:28AM

    Only treating equal and impartial relations among the countries will build trust,strong economy and technological advancement. Hide and seek games always ruins the nations.Recommend

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