Pak US Ties
US warns continued chaos in Afghanistan will be harmful for its neighbours.
Chief US diplomat says Washington is only withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan, not leaving the country.
According to the Pentagon, the defence secretary and the army chief discussed the drawdown in Afghanistan.
In letter by John Kerry, SAPM on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam has been invited to be a distinguished speaker at the summit.
Says countries in the region “have a significant stake in the stable future” of Afghanistan.
"The good or bad thing about Pakistan-US relations is that there is never a dull moment,” says Dr Asad Majeed Khan.
"We continue to support direct dialogue between India and Pakistan on issues of concern," says US State Dept spokesperson.
"My government's environment policies are driven solely by our commitment to our future generations," he says.
Statement comes after it emerged that Biden's special envoy for climate will visit Abu Dhabi, Delhi and Dhaka for consultations.
The omission is likely more of an unfortunate oversight, attributable to how Washington orients its relationship with Islamabad.
Pakistan-US relations have been mercurial and alternated between close engagement and deep estrangement.
US Defence Secretary Lloyd J. Austin holds telephone conversation with COAS Gen Qamar Bajwa.
Pakistan’s pivotal role acknowledged during a high-level webinar event organised by China’s State Council in Beijing.
“We welcome the US efforts to re-energise the peace process and expedite the final political settlement," says FO spokesman.
Turkey and Pakistan had signed a $1.5 billion deal for the Turkish-made helicopter gunships in July 2018.
This marked the first public acknowledgement by the Biden administration that it has asked Islamabad to continue its role.
“Matters of mutual interest, regional security and ongoing Afghanistan Reconciliation Process were discussed," ISPR says.
“We encourage continued efforts to improve communication between the two sides and to reduce tensions and violence along the LoC."
“Pakistan is committed to a peaceful neighbourhood, the onus is on India to create the right conditions,” says country’s US envoy.
Urges world community to remove artificial barriers like FATF’s grey listing.
Clarification comes after a tweet that did not refer to Kashmir as disputed territory.
"I think the Biden administration would like to do what it can to make that relationship more productive," says James M. Lindsay.
“A time has come when Pakistan is supposed to play its anchoring role in the Afghan peace deal," says Dr Barnett R Rubin
Report urges new US leaders to postpone May deadline for the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan.
“We expect the Pakistani government to expeditiously review its legal options to ensure justice is served," US official says.
The Biden administration is widely expected to reaffirm the framework of the Doha agreement.
Says had a "good conversation" with US counterpart, informed him Pakistan courts are free to function within constitutional ambit.
“We have achieved a lot by working together in the past," says FO spokesman Zahid Hafeez Chaudri.
The US remains the world’s most powerful country, one Pakistan cannot afford to ignore.
Sources in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs acknowledge Biden's role as a caring friend of Pakistan in Washington in the past.