Pakistan says it is open to joint Afghan border patrols

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Addressing reporters in Islamabad, Abbasi said: "We are open for joint patrolling, we are open for joint posts". Pakistan has denied those allegations, and says militants have launched attacks against it from the Afghan side of the border. As a matter of record, Washington 's civilian and military assistance was already declining considerably gradually and was even less than one billion dollars in 2016 down from a recent peak of 3.5 billion dollars in 2011.

Pakistani leaders - both civilian and military - as well as officials have been conveying to the U.S. interlocutors that the policy of sanctions has not worked in the past and it is unlikely to deliver now but Washington is apparently not listening and as a outcome relationship between Pakistan and the United States, strained many a times in the past, is poised for another friction ridden phase. This upright stance must be maintained and upheld from now onwards, please.

The Prime Minister stated that he would like the Pakistani diplomatic missions overseas to serve as economic and trade ambassadors of Pakistan. The prime minister did not foresee going to the International Monetary Fund and hoped that the government would achieve its economic targets with prudent policies. "Pakistan is a large market and the USA companies are getting opportunities of billions of dollars here", said Abbasi.

He said the biggest achievement of the present government was to minimise inflation rate.

The Prime Minister was talking to a delegation of PML (N) MNAs from Gujranwala Division, that called on him here at the PM Office.

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"Erdogan reiterated Turkey's unflinching commitment to broaden and expand brotherly relations between the two countries", the statement said.

On August 21, United States' President Donald Trump provided the road map to America's next South Asia strategy, mainly centered on America's Afghanistan Policy. He said that Pakistan needed more collaborations and cooperation between the two countries in various areas rather than just aid and assistance.

He added that Pakistan was a huge market and the USA companies had multi-billion opportunities here. "We intend to work and cooperate with the USA against terrorism and address any concern", the prime minister said.

About Pakistan-India tensions at the Line of Control, he said Pakistan had always welcomed efforts to have a peaceful relationship and wanted to resolve it peacefully through dialogue.

He said Pakistan had lost more than $120 billion in the war against terrorism, besides the world community must recognise its sacrifices.

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