Mike Pompeo Discusses Pak's Role In Afghan Peace Process With Imran Khan

"Secretary Pompeo emphasised the continued importance of the United States and Pakistan working together to advance shared priorities," State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said.

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Mike Pompeo Discusses Pak's Role In Afghan Peace Process With Imran Khan
Washington: 

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday, during which he emphasised on the significant role of Pakistan in the Afghan peace process and counter-terrorism.

"Secretary Pompeo emphasised the continued importance of the United States and Pakistan working together to advance shared priorities, including Pakistan's significant role in supporting the Afghan peace process and counter-terrorism," State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said.

"The Secretary looked forward to continued progress from Pakistan on shared security priorities, including defeating terrorist organisations, which he hoped would form the basis of a reinvigorated partnership," Ms Ortagus said. 

Mr Pompeo had met Mr Khan last in Islamabad on September 5, 2018.

During the meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister, Mr Pompeo had discussed opportunities for enhanced cooperation, including expanded trade and investment avenues.



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