US assures continued support to Pakistan in war against terror

Published: February 22, 2015
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US National Security Adviser lauds Pakistan’s sacrifices and commitment in war against terrorism. PHOTO: RADIO PAKISTAN

US National Security Adviser lauds Pakistan’s sacrifices and commitment in war against terrorism. PHOTO: RADIO PAKISTAN

WASHINGTON: US National Security Adviser Susan Rice assured continued support to Pakistan in eliminating terrorism from the country, Radio Pakistan reported.

Rice held a meeting with Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar in Washington, during which she appreciated the sacrifices and commitment of the country’s leadership.

Nisar spelled out the support of the entire nation in implementing the National Action Plan.

The two leaders exchanged views on matters of bilateral interests and regional issues. They agreed to continue cooperation in the wake of last ministerial session held on strategic dialogue in Islamabad.

The reconciliation process in Afghanistan was also discussed during the meeting.

Read: Obama’s Pentagon nominee willing to expand counter-terrorism cooperation with Pakistan

On February 4, US President Barack Obama’s pick for defense secretary, Ashton Carter, was willing to expand US counter-terrorism cooperation with Pakistan, according to an opening statement Carter is due to read to the Senate.

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