Talking in a information briefing the spokesperson said that terrorists are a risk to the individuals of Pakistan and Afghanistan.
He added that United States is cooperating with Pakistan in looking down terrorists. He additional stated that the 2 nations have critically vital bilateral relationship.
Pakistan’s bilateral ties with the US have lately took a downward flip when the US authorities requested the nation to finance the acquisition of F-16 fighter jets cope with its personal sources as an alternative of the US monetary help after members of the U.S. Congress objected to the usage of authorities funds to pay for the army deal.
The U.S. authorities stated in February that it had accredited the sale of eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan constructed by Lockheed Martin Corp, in addition to radars and different tools in a deal valued at $699 million.
Republican Senator Bob Corker stated he would use his energy as chairman of the Senate International Relations Committee to bar the usage of any U.S. funds for the deal to ship a message to Pakistan that it wanted to do extra within the struggle towards militants.
The State Division spokesperson additionally stated that US needs to see the Pak-Afghan Torkham border stay open for visitors.
It needs to be famous that Pakistan and Afghanistan agreed to reopen Torkham border crossing for automobiles coming in and going out, and resumption of routine actions.
The border crossing was closed within the wake of escalating tensions between safety forces of Pakistan and Afghanistan. Afghanistan opposing set up of barbed wire fencing alongside the border being carried out by Pakistan to stop unlawful motion on the border.