Pakistan News: Pakistan Full Of Confident For US and Afghan Talk. A Pakistani government spokesman says a confrontation with the Washington over a jailed US Embassy worker will not thwart talks between the two countries and Afghanistan.
Tensions have been rising between the US and Pakistan over the detention of American Raymond Davis for killing two Pakistani men he says were trying to rob him. The US said Saturday that it is postponing talks set for this coming week in Washington with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Pakistani and Afghan diplomats.
On Sunday, Foreign Office spokesman Abdul Basit said he is certain the “important” three-way talks will take place at a later date. He refuses to comment on what the diplomatic spat means for Davis’ case or for relationships with the United States.