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Pakistan Imposes Restrictions on US Diplomats in the Country

May 12, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — US diplomats in Pakistan would be facing restrictions from Friday under which they won’t be able to roam around without seeking permission from the authorities concerned. US diplomats in Pakistan are already prohibited from visiting high-security areas, such as the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), to protect them against possible terrorist attacks. The US restrictions on Pakistani diplomats came into effect Friday. Under Trump administration’s decision, officials of the Pakistan Embassy and its four consulates are required to get permission from the State Department fiveRead More

Pakistan Has No Intention to Discuss Aid With U.S.: Envoy Aizaz Chaudhry

(DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — Pakistan’s Ambassador to the U.S. Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry on Friday addressed Pakistani, American and International media representatives highlighting latest developments in Indian Occupied Himalayan Valley of Kashmir on the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day held at the Embassy in Washington. A day earlier the Pakistani envoy addressed a group of students from George Washington University at the Embassy. The Ambassador gave the students an overview of Pakistan-US relations and Pakistan’s perspective on the regional situation specially Afghanistan. On April 3, the top Pakistani diplomat spoke at the AirRead More

Can Saudi Arabia Help Negotiate Peace in Afghanistan? The U.S. Hopes So

(PKONWEB Report) — Saudi Arabia has agreed to play a leading role in starting a new peace process in Afghanistan, part of the latest U.S.-led two-pronged strategy to find a political solution to America’s longest war while militarily scaling up efforts to force the Taliban to the negotiating table. The Department of Defense has said on its website, that “a new U.S. Army formation (brigade) has been deployed to Afghanistan dedicated to focusing the power of the Afghan military and government on taking the fight to the Taliban to convinceRead More