US: (US acknowledges sacrifices of Pakistan in war against terrorism)


ISLAMABAD: The United States (US) has said that it stands with Pakistan against the threat of terrorism and will continue to support it as needed.

State Department spokesman John Kirby while responding to a question at a briefing in Washington on Thursday said that it is not dictating Pakistan the timeline on fighting terrorists.

He said the United States acknowledges Pakistan has fallen victim, and continue to fall, victim to terrorism. On Pakistan-US relationship, the spokesman said that the relationship deepens and grows and becomes stronger in respect of countering violent extremism.