U.S. Ambassador has briefed Pakistani Foreign Minister about U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest statement on the U.S. policy review on South Asia and Afghanistan, a statement issued by the Pakistani Foreign Office said Wednesday.
“David Hale conveyed that the Secretary of State Rex Tillerson looked forward to meeting him in the next few days to have an in-depth discussion on the state of play in the bilateral relationship as well as the new U.S. policy on South Asia,” the statement said.
Pakistani Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif stated that he had accepted the invitation when the Secretary of State called him on 14th August and looked forward to his early interactions in Washington.
Pakistani Foreign Minister claimed that Islamabad has the desire for peace and stability in Afghanistan.
This comes as the U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday while revealed his Afghan strategy called Pakistan a terrorist haven.
“Pakistan often gives safe haven to agents of chaos, violence, and terror,” Trump said,” Pakistan has also sheltered the same organizations that try every single day to kill our people.”