US reminds Pakistan it’s still on notice for sheltering terrorists
Senior US official Alice Wells tells Pakistan that it’s nonetheless on discover to eradicate terror outfits working from its territories. (Photograph: Reuters)
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In a terse reminder to Pakistan, a prime US official has informed the nation that it’s nonetheless on discover on the query of taking decisive motion towards terror outfits working from its soil. The US official informed Pakistan to work in direction of elimination of all terrorist sanctuaries from its territory.
In an official testimony earlier than the Home International Affairs Committee, Ambassador Alice Wells, the senior bureau official for South and Central Asian Affairs mentioned the US expects unequivocal cooperation in ending the sanctuaries the Taliban have been having fun with in Pakistan. Islamabad vehemently denies the cost.
“Pakistan is on discover that we anticipate its unequivocal cooperation ending sanctuaries that the Taliban have loved for the reason that remnants of their toppled regime fled into Pakistan in 2001,” Ambassador Alice Wells mentioned and acknowledged that Pakistan can play an essential position within the Afghan peace course of.
The assertion from Alice Wells has come at a time when the bilateral relations between the US and Pakistan confirmed some indicators of enchancment.
The Trump administration had put Pakistan on discover in August final yr and US Nationwide Safety Council (NSC) Spokesperson Michael Anton had confirmed the event then.