Trump offers to help Pakistan and ‘terrific guy’ Nawaz Sharif


US president-elect Donald Trump offered to help solve Pakistan’s problems and praised prime minister Nawaz Sharif as a “terrific guy” in the first call between the two men, the Pakistani leader’s office said. Historical allies in the region, Islamabad and Washington have seen relations sour in recent years over US accusations that Pakistan shelters Islamist militants, a charge denied by the south Asian nation. Sharif’s office said late on Wednesday (November 30) the Pakistani premier called Trump to congratulate him on his victory and issued a read-out of the call. Trump’s team confirmed the two men talked and issued a…

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