US Secretary of State Rex Tillersonsays Pakistan is critical to the long term stability in the region.
Briefing the media after his talks with Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif in Washington on Wednesday, the US Secretary of State said the United States considers Pakistan a reliable partner.
He said relations between Pakistan and the United States are very important.
Earlier, Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson have held talks in Washington on bilateral relations, Afghanistan and regional situation.
Pakistan Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhary was also present in the meeting.