Pak US Ties
CPEC authority czar says US and India continue to “make attempts to manoeuvre Pakistan out of" China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
Asad Umar thanks US govt for providing valuable support for Pakistan’s Covid-19 response.
He is currently the US ambassador to Tunisia and has previously served in Jerusalem and Cairo.
In meeting with US charge d’affaires, army chief emphasises the need for a “global convergence” on Afghanistan.
At a time of major regional realignments, the US needs Pakistan as a partner in peace.
Wendy Sherman says purpose of her Islamabad visit “was to really consult deeply on how we see the changing circumstances”.
Says the US and the rest of the world are grateful to Pakistan for facilitating Afghan refugees.
Sherman due to hold meetings with Pakistani counterparts today.
Calls for holding donor conference to formulate humanitarian & economic relief plans for averting risks of instability.
US Deputy Secretary Wendy Sherman and her seven-member team are arriving on a two-day visit.
Democrats want to retain the option of continuing talks with Pakistan on future Afghan strategy.
Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman says US seeks a strong partnership with Pakistan on counterterrorism.
Afghanistan should not be ditched but Pakistan should also keep its own interests in mind.
Senator Sherry Rehman says the bill points to a rise in "toxic sentiments" about Pakistan on Capitol Hill.
Says such legislative measures are "uncalled for and counterproductive" to Pak-US security cooperation.
Say the Taliban Pakistan will now have to deal with will be different from the one they dealt with earlier.
Bill moved by 22 senators to address issues related to Biden administration's "rushed, disastrous" exit from Afghanistan.
US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will be one of the first high-level officials under President Biden to visit Pakistan.
Highlights grave human rights situation in occupied Kashmir.
“We want to break out of the cyclical pattern that defined Pakistan-US ties in the past," he says.
Says "no other global leader took such an initiative to leverage his/her position to save the innocent."
The US establishment cannot scapegoat Pakistan for two decades of bad policy in Afghanistan.
State Department spokesperson says "we all have to ensure that we are all walking in the same direction".
Spokesperson says Pakistan's positive role in the Afghan peace process has been "duly acknowledged".
“If there has to be a reassessment, the reassessment has to conclude that what Pakistan was saying made sense," Yusuf says.
PM Imran says he wants to see Pakistan and US have a "normal relationship", like Washington's relationship with India.
Says Pakistan has a “multiplicity of interests, [with] some that are in conflict with ours”.
It was reiterated that Pakistan remains committed to cooperating with its international partners for peace in the region: ISPR.
“Since Pakistan is not getting any significant aid from the US, it should not be bothered much," says former ambassador to US.
"We have no problem facilitating the evacuation of US citizens from Afghanistan,” says Ambassador Asad Majeed Khan.