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Last Updated : Oct 25, 2017 08:24 AM IST | Source: NEWS18.com

Eradicate terrorists operating on your soil, Rex Tillerson tells Pakistan PM Shahid Abbasi

During his meeting with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Tillerson discussed the bilateral cooperation and partnership, expanding economic ties between the US and Pakistan, and Pakistan’s critical role in the region.

In a blunt statement, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told the Pakistani leadership that they must increase efforts to eradicate terrorists operating within the country.

This is Tillerson’s first visit to the country after US President Donald Trump accused Pakistan of providing safe havens to terrorist groups.

During his meeting with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Tillerson discussed the bilateral cooperation and partnership, expanding economic ties between the US and Pakistan, and Pakistan’s critical role in the region.

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First Published on Oct 25, 2017 08:24 am
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