Trump’s accusation called all military & civil officials

Trump’s accusation called all military and civil officials to meet and devise a reply

Trump’s accusation called all military and civil officials to meet and devise a reply

General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at a meeting held earlier this month. Donald Trump’s accusation of Pakistan being a “Safe haven” terrorists have aired the political and military leaderships to conduct  a  meeting to devise a reply him.

Regarding this matter a high level meeting is underway at the PM House, under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal,  Air Chief ACM Sohail Aman, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee Zubair Hayat, Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa,and Naval Chief Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah are among the attendees.

A combined response to the Trump’s accusation is aimed, as in a stance regarding South Asia and Afghanistan Trump accused Pakistan of being involved in terrorism, terming that,

“We have been paying Pakistan billions and billions of dollars at the same time they are housing the very terrorists that we are fighting,”

While presenting his policy for the 16-year-long war in Afghanistan,  in his first formal speech as a chief commandant,  he advised Pakistan to stop offering safe haven to agents of chaos.

He also invited India to provide more economic assistance and development to Afghanistan and discarded his older criticism of America’s longest war calling it a “a waste of time and money”.

Prime Minister Abbasi, has not yet responded to the shift in US stance.

Reactions to Trump’s stance:

When US Ambassador,  David Hale demanded briefing on the new South Asia policy of the US, , Army Chief replied

“We are not looking for any material or financial assistance from the US, but trust, understanding and [an] acknowledgement of our contributions.”

Trump’s accusation called all military and civil officials to meet and devise a reply

The Ambassador David Hale also met Khawaja Asif exposed the plan of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to discuss the bilateral relationship between the two countries and detailed discussion on the US’s South Asia policy.

In the meeting, Asif reiterated the Pakistan’s desire to see peace in Afghanistan while telling that the invitation extended to him had been accepted last week. He also looked for the interactions Washington.

US Secretary State Rex underlined the measures  that are expected from Trump administration to prevent the country from supporting Afghan Taliban  ( whome he calls terrorists). He also reminded the requirement to take steps of approachment to improve bonds with Pakistan.

Following the Trump’s allegations against Pakistan for allegedly assisting terrorists, China and Saudi Arabia defended Pakistan by making calling Pakistan to be a recognized fighter against terrorism.

However,  Saudi Arabia and China claimed that Pakistan is a fighter against the terrorists

Pakistan’s efforts were acknowledged by Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman Al Saud after a meeting with PM Abbasi.

Hua Chunying,  Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman asserted that Pakistan was on the top in struggle against terrorism, with great sacrifices and important contributions in the fight against  terrorism.


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