Mike Pompeo talks to Imran Khan; seeks ‘decisive action’ against terrorists in Pakistan

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Washington, Aug 24 : US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has spoken with Prime Minister Imran Khan and expressed his willingness to work with the new government and raised the importance of Pakistan taking decisive action against all terrorists operating in Pakistan and its vital role in promoting the Afghan peace process.

Secretary Michael R Pompeo spoke today with Pakistan PM Imran Khan and  wished him success in all his endeavors . Secretary Pompeo expressed his willingness to work with the new government towards a productive bilateral relationship, US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said.

Pompeo wished the Prime Minister well for implementation of his commitment for the welfare of the people of Pakistan during the telephonic conversation on Thursday.

Secretary Pompeo raised the importance of Pakistan taking decisive action against all terrorists operating in Pakistan and its vital role in promoting the Afghan peace process,Nauert said.

Mike Pompeo congratulated him on a successful election campaign and forming the government, the Prime Minister’s Office said.

“Prime Minister Imran Khan emphasized the importance of strengthening bilateral relations on the basis of mutual trust and mutual benefit,” a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office said.

The Prime Minister underscored the importance of peace and stability in the region.

With reference to Afghanistan both agreed that peace was a priority for their two countries, the statement said.

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