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Top Trump aide in Pakistan says terrorism must be fought “in all forms”

H.R. McMaster wants Pakistan to do more to fight terrorism

By: Sarwar Alam

US president Donald Trump’s national security adviser met Pakistan‘s prime minister and army chief on Monday and emphasized “the need to confront terrorism in all its forms”, while praising democratic and economic development. Prime minister Nawaz Sharif expressed hope that the new US administration might mediate between Pakistan and longtime foe India over the divided Himalayan region of Kashmir. H.R. McMaster was on his first South Asian trip since the new U.S. administration took office in January, earlier stopping in Afghanistan, Pakistan‘s war-ravaged neighbour to the west. Official statements on Monday gave little indication of whether the Trump administration would adopt…

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