Pakistan Foreign Office responds over media reports of conditions linked with US envoy Khalilzad visit

Pakistan Foreign Office responds over media reports of conditions linked with US envoy Khalilzad visit
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ISLAMABAD - The Foreign Office on Thursday said no conditions were placed during US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad's recent visit to Pakistan.

During his weekly press briefing, Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said, "Khalilzad met with Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and assured him of cooperation."

“We have started a discussion with US over a coalition support fund,” he added.

Dr Faisal continued, “US president Donald Trump’s letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan highlighted the fact that Afghanistan is an important issue for the region.” On Monday, President Trump had written a letter to PM Imran seeking Pakistan’s assistance in the Afghan peace process.

Foreign Policy