US Special Envoy Marc Grossman.—Reuters Photo

ISLAMABAD: US Special Envoy Marc Grossman has praised Pakistan’s role in stabilising the political process in Afghanistan. He said that Pak-US cooperation should continue on the matters of anti-terrorism and the border issues.

This was said in a statement issued by Grossman after concluding his two-day visit of Pakistan.

He said that the US, Pakistan and Afghanistan were working on new strategies to bring stability in the region through mutual cooperation of the working groups.

The US Special envoy said that Pakistan and the US had constructive talks in a friendly and pleasant environment. He said that these kinds of talks are necessary for maintaining understanding on the issues of cross-border cooperation, security, economy and overall situation of the region.

Ambassador Grossman was on a two-day visit of Pakistan, during which he held meetings with Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and Army Chief General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani.

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aqabdulaziz
October 21, 2012 3:38 pm
Just look back and see how well Pakistanis were able to look after its own vital interests.
M. Asghar
October 21, 2012 11:47 am
The best thing for Pakistan is to look after its own vital interests at home and in the region, because the USA are playing around for their interests through creating disorder left and right.
Barekzai
October 21, 2012 2:55 pm
What is there to praise? Oh that's right, more political gamesmaship...
khalil
October 21, 2012 11:38 am
What about role of NATO? More than 10 years in Afghanistan and still could not succeed with Army of more than 24 countries and all latest equipments...
Cyrus Howell
October 21, 2012 11:28 am
Grossman was sent to praise Pakistan because Hillary cannot do that.
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