America demands more peace from Pakistan

Spokesperson of the US State Department, Matthew Miller, once again called for action against terrorists in Pakistan.

During the media briefing, criticism was drawn over the joint statement of the US and India in which Pakistan was asked to take action against all terrorist groups. Arrest and punish Sajid Mir.

He said that the US is committed to working with Pakistan to counter the common threat of terrorist groups in the entire region. Pakistani people have been victims of terrorist attacks in the past years. It is recognized that Pakistan has taken some important steps against terrorist groups after the implementation of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) action plan.

He said that the US appreciates both Pakistan and India for maintaining the ceasefire along the Line of Control. However, at the same time, we have also been adamant about the importance of Pakistan taking continuous steps to permanently eliminate all groups including Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed and various organizations.

The US State Department spokesperson emphasized that the US will regularly raise this issue with Pakistani authorities and we will continue to work together to counter mutual threats as we discussed during the March 2023 CT Dialogue. was

In response to another question, he said, “We regularly raise human rights concerns in our discussions with Indian officials, and all of them have personally raised the issue with President Biden in a joint press conference with Prime Minister Modi.” have seen.

It should be noted that Miller’s comments came when the US Deputy Chief of Mission was called to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad on Monday evening and protested strongly about the US-India joint statement.

In the joint statement, the United States was informed of Pakistan’s reservations and disappointment over Pakistan’s unnecessary, one-sided and misleading references.

It was emphasized that the US should refrain from issuing statements that could be perceived as encouraging India’s baseless and politically motivated narrative against Pakistan.

It was also emphasized that counter-terrorism cooperation between Pakistan and the US is progressing well and that an environment centered around trust and understanding is essential to further strengthen Pakistan-US relations.

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