• Wednesday, May 18, 2022

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US wants relations with Pakistan to improve

US senator John Mccain

By: Eastern Eye Staff

US SENATOR John McCain said last Sunday (3) he would like relations between US and Pakistan to improve as they have a common enemy in the Islamic State (Daesh) and other radical Islamist groups. Relations between both countries have been frayed over the past decade, with US officials frustrated by what they term Islamabad’s unwillingness to act against Islamist groups, such as the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani network. Pakistan rejects harbouring militants, but says there are limits to how much it can do as it is already fighting multiple Islamist groups and is wary of “blowback” in the form…

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