02 September 2017

News Story: Pakistan Calls For Limited Contact With US

By Samim Faramarz

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has called on Islamabad to postpone any visits by US delegations to Pakistan or by Pakistani officials to the United States.

He called for all bilateral talks and visits to be suspended and to call off ground and air lines of communication. 

Asif made the remarks in a National Assembly session on Wednesday where members of the lower house condemned US President Donald Trump's remarks on Pakistan’s involvement in the war in Afghanistan.

“The National Assembly regards President Turmp’s and General Nicholson’s statements on Pakistan as hostile and threatening and calls on the government of Pakistan to express the determination of people of Pakistan to protect Pakistan’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,” he said.

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