Latest News United State – A Senior Officials told that US State Secretary Hillary Clinton pushed Pakistan in around three and half hours of talks on Sunday to attack the Haqqani Network.
US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warns Pakistan last week the U.S. would “do everything we can” to defend U.S. forces from Pakistan-based militants production attacks in Afghanistan.
The official added that the issue of counter-terrorism in general and the Haqqani networks in exacting were the first and last topics argued by Hillary Clinton and Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar.
The Americans have mind that militants come from Pakistan but they travel up to Kabul and no one arrests them all the way to Kabul. It is their duty to arrest them there; not ours, said the senior Pakistani military official.
Washington blames militants protect in Pakistan for violence in Afghanistan. The detection of Osama bin Laden in a Pakistani town, where he was killed this year by U.S. Special Forces in his compound, has motivated tensions between the Pakistan and United State.
The partners recently spoke of strong counter-terrorism cooperation, suggesting they had put behind them bitterness over the unilateral raid that killed bin Laden.
But Cameron Munter point out dialogues with Pakistan, which relies on billions of dollars of U.S. aid, was still heavily nervous.
Cameron Munter gives statement that both countries relations today need a lot of work.
Pakistani Foreign Ministry spokesperson Tehmina Janjua told foreign news agency that the two sides needed to work towards a “friction-free relationship”.
She more added that “Any perceptional differences warrant deeper engagement and that is taking place,”
Ties between United State and Pakistan are frequently anxious. The Haqqani network is one of the most discordant issues.
“Violence and extremism are a much bigger threat to Pakistan than to the U.S,” said Mahmud Ali Durrani, a former Pakistani ambassador to the United States.