Trump: US working with Pak to find way out of Afghan war

Washington, July 22 

President Donald Trump, talking at a White House meeting with visiting Pakistani Head administrator Imran Khan, said on Monday the US is working with Islamabad to discover an exit from the war in Afghanistan.

Trump held out the likelihood of reestablishing US help to Pakistan, contingent on what is worked out, and offered help to Islamabad in attempting to straightforwardness stressed ties with India.

Khan told Trump there was just a single answer for Afghanistan and that a harmony manage the Taliban was nearer than it had ever been. He said he trusted in the coming days to have the option to ask the Taliban to proceed the talks.

The US sees Pakistan's participation with an arrangement to end the 17-year-old war as basic yet the two nations have an entangled relationship.

Trump needs to wrap up US military contribution in Afghanistan and considers Pakistan's to be as critical to any arrangement to end the war and guarantee the nation does not turn into a base for aggressor gatherings like Islamic State.

Washington needs Islamabad to weight Afghanistan's Taliban into a lasting truce and support in converses with the Afghan government. Trump a year ago sliced a huge number of dollars of security help to Islamabad, which it blamed for filling in as a place of refuge for aggressors. Pakistan has denied the accusations.

Authorities in Pakistan a week ago captured Hafiz Saeed, the supposed driving force of a 2008 activist assault on the Indian city of Mumbai who has been assigned a psychological militant by the US and the UN. In excess of 160 people were killed in the four-day siege.

But Pakistan has not discharged Shakil Afridi, the imprisoned specialist accepted to have helped the CIA track down previous Al-Qaida pioneer Osama container Loaded, whose association was in charge of the September 11, 2001, assaults on the Assembled States.

India, which in February approached war with Pakistan over the contested district of Kashmir and which blames Islamabad for supporting aggressors, will watch the discussions in Washington closely.

The Pentagon said Pakistan's military boss, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, will meet later on Monday with the top American military official, executive of the US Joint Head of Staff General Joseph Dunford. — Reuters


Imran centers around Pak issues in speech 

Pakistan Executive Imran Khan turned contemplative, focusing on his nation's issues in his discourse to the Pakistani diaspora here, without any references to contemporary India. Khan avoided universal issues with the exception of a concise notice of Afghanistan. Notice of India was remarkably missing as that could reverse discharge in his different dealings by raising issues like psychological oppression to the fore.