Pakistan, US to increase capacity to meet emerging threatsBreaking

May 15, 2024

US State Department principal deputy spokesperson Vedant Patel on Tuesday said that the Pakistan and United States agreed to expand cooperation and increase the capacity to meet emerging threats. Replying to a question, Vedant Patel said: “We confirmed with Pakistan today our bilateral intention to increase our capacity to meet emerging threats, specifically to increase communication on terrorism – specifically terrorism trends and movements of concern – in a way that is not just actionable within Pakistan but also an area that is actionable between our two countries.” We also agreed about preventing and deterring terrorist groups and the work that can be done in that place, such as counter-IED investigations, technical assistance at Pakistan’s western border and other issues, he said. Replying to a another question, Vedant Patel said that all Iran sanctions remain in effect, and we advise anyone considering business deals with Iran to be aware of the potential risks.

Credit: Independent News Pakistan