US state department responds over media reports of President Donald Trump letter to PM Khan

US state department responds over media reports of President Donald Trump letter to PM Khan
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*WASHINGTON - The US Department of States and National Security Council have responded over media reports of President Donald Trump letter to PM Imran Khan .*

*US State Department confirmed that President Donald Trump had sent a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan seeking his support in Afghanistan.*

According to details, Prime Minister Imran Khan in an interview with TV anchors on December 3, said he had received a letter from President Trump, wherein the US asked Pakistan to play its role in Afghan peace talks, aimed at ending the 17-year invasion of Afghanistan by the US troops.

The letter was not shared with the media, however, the National Security Council spokesperson informed that the US president requested full cooperation from Pakistan for the Afghan peace process.

The spokesperson added that the letter acknowledges that “Pakistan has the ability to deny the Taliban sanctuary on its territory.”

“Pakistan’s assistance with the Afghan peace process is fundamental to building an enduring US-Pakistan partnership,” the letter further read as per the spokesperson.

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