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Pak-US cooperation on counter-terrorism must be kept low: CIA chief

US will do everything it can to bring the Taliban to the negotiating table in Afghanistan: CIA Director, Michael Pompeo

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Pak-US cooperation on counter-terrorism must be kept low: CIA chief
Mike Pompeo. Photo: Reuters

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director, has said that if history is any guide, then expectations must be kept at a very low level when it comes to cooperating with the United States in the fight against

Delivering a speech at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a Washington-based think tank on Thursday, Pompeo said Washington will do everything it can to bring the to the negotiating table in Afghanistan, but added that it is important for to deny militants a safe haven on its soil.

Tolo News quoted Pompeo, as saying that for talks between Washington and to move ahead, the must have no hope of winning on the battlefield in Afghanistan, and that means making it no longer possible to cross the Afghan-Pakistani border and hide inside

The United States has long accused of turning a blind eye or helping the Afghan and the allied Haqqani network. has repeatedly denied ties with the militant groups.

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First Published: Fri, October 20 2017. 19:32 IST
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