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Pak foreign secretary holds talks with top US officials

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

Pakistan's held talks with senior officials of the on a host of bilateral and regional issues including a commitment to defeat terror groups that threaten regional stability and security.

The top Pakistani yesterday met the and other senior officials.

"They discussed the relationship between the US and Pakistan, which is based on a broad range of shared interests, including a commitment to defeat all terrorist groups that threaten regional stability and security, and a desire to build economic and commercial ties that benefit both countries, a State Department told

In an interaction with the local Pakistani media, Janjua, the of Pakistan, said the recent high-level exchanges between the two countries are meant to better understand each other's perspective.

During her meeting with US officials, Janjua said she apprised them of Pakistan's concern over the border management and the existence of safe havens in being used by terrorists against


Janjua's visit comes at a time of fresh strain in ties between and after the US successfully moved the (FATF) to place on the global terror financing watch-list.

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 21:50 IST
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