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Pakistan and US clash at UN over Afghanistan

Pakistan has demanded that the Trump administration address safe havens inside Afghanistan United States urged Pakistan not to give sanctuary to terrorist organizations, Pakistan demanded that the Trump administration address safe havens inside Afghanistan and its income from the narcotics trade. This happened at Security Council meeting on Friday over the issue of Afghanistan’s relations with its Central Asia neighbours ... Read More »

US suspends at least $900 million in security aid to Pakistan

US will also continue to suspend $255 million in foreign military financing The United States suspended at least $900 million in security assistance to Pakistan until it takes action against the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani network militant groups. The U.S. State Department announced the decision, saying it reflected the Trump administration’s frustration that Pakistan has not done more against ... Read More »

Pakistan summons US ambassador in protest after Trump’s ‘lies and deceit’ tweet

Pakistan summons US ambassador in protest after Trump's 'lies and deceit' tweet

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif dismissed the outburst as a political stunt Pakistan has summoned the US ambassador David Hale in a rare public rebuke after Donald Trump angry tweet on Islamabad with threats to cut aid over “lies” about militancy. Ambassador David Hale was asked to go to the foreign office in the Pakistani capital on Monday night after Islamabad ... Read More »

James Mattis arrives in Pakistan to hold meetings with civil, military leadership

James Mattis arrives in Pakistan to hold meetings with civil, military leadership

US defence secretary to discuss regional security, peace, bilateral issues and the Afghan conflict United States Secretary of Defence James Mattis arrived in Pakistan on Monday for a day-long visit. He was received by senior Pakistani officials and US Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale at Nur Khan Airbase, Chaklala. On Monday, James Mattis held a high-level meeting with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, ... Read More »

Pakistan Air Force cadet to attend U.S. Air Force Academy

PAF cadets

Pakistan currently has one student enrolled in the US Naval Academy, three in the US Air Force Academy, and four in the US Military Academy. Pakistan Air Force cadet, Muhammed Shahrukh Khan, 19, from Lahore, has departed for the United States after being accepted into the United States Air Force (USAF) Academy. Shahrukh will experience four years of rigorous academic ... Read More »

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