Pak US Ties
The State Dept has also asked Turkey to allow Afghans to stay for up to 14 months before they are resettled in the United States.
Objects to President Biden’s failure to call Prime Minister Khan.
Moeed Yusuf says there have been "ups and downs" in US-Pakistan ties but both countries have an agreement on how to move forward.
Took stock of progress made since Geneva meeting; discussed bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest: Moeed Yusuf.
“Pakistan has a vital role to play in using its influence with the Taliban," he says.
Moeed Yusuf, who is staying in Washington for more than a week, will meet US legislators and other senior officials.
National security adviser's visit is part of high-level engagements between Pakistan and US.
It will be the second meeting between Yusuf and his American counterpart Jake Sullivan.
Dr Moeed Yusuf says an effort is being made to expand ties from just being Afghanistan specific.
FM Qureshi assures US secretary of state that Pakistan will remain a reliable partner for peace in Afghanistan.
The Council on Pakistan Relations is non-profit organisation that promotes improved relations between the US and Pakistan.
Says move has a singular objective of saving lives.
Should peace process continue to sputter or altogether fail, Islamabad’s relations with Kabul and Washington would sour, it says.
"When we gave so many services ... instead of appreciating us, Pakistan was bad mouthed," said the premier.
Shared interest in Afghanistan cannot become the sole reason for a long-term strategic partnership between Pakistan and US.
Imran regrets Modi govt not interested in normalisation of ties.
“How do we expect our withdrawal from Afghanistan to be effective without coordinating with Pakistan?" asks Lindsey Graham.
"Assistance has always been extended in good faith, and not driven by incentives or pressure," says official.
The visiting ship participated in drills with a Pakistan Navy ship described as “Passage Exercise”.
Says he is issuing a rebuttal to the Financial Times for "misquoting his remarks".
With the US hastening its withdrawal from Afghanistan, there is a flurry of diplomatic activity happening in the region.
William Burns ‘secretly’ visited Islamabad to explore possibility of counterterrorism cooperation.
The CIA used a base in Pakistan to launch drone strikes against militants but was kicked out in 2011, NYT reports.
We need to be extremely clear about our interests and priorities when negotiating the terms of the relationship.
Congress told funding for Pakistan will support governance and tackle extremism.
The needle seems to have moved, even if slightly, on the matter of the Pak-US relationship.
Pentagon press secretary indicates US exploring range of options to provide viable over-the-horizon counter-terrorism capability.
Senate unanimously adopts resolution condemning Israeli aggression against Palestinians.
"Any speculation on this account is baseless and irresponsible and should be avoided," says FO spokesman.
Both sides discussed ways to advance practical cooperation and agreed to continue the conversation: White House.