TEHRAN(defapress) – Russian Presidential Envoy to Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov criticized US President Donald Trump’s new Pakistan strategy, saying the country has been fighting terrorism since long.
News ID: 65713
Publish Date: 24August 2017 - 15:20
The envoy has insisted that Islamabad is a key regional
player to negotiate with.
"Putting pressure (on Pakistan) may seriously destabilize
the region-wide security situation and result in negative consequences for
Afghanistan,” the Russian presidential envoy to Kabul said.
Earlier China had also defended its ally Pakistan after
Trump said the United States could no longer be silent about Pakistan's 'safe
havens' for militants and warned it had much to lose by continuing to 'harbor
Addressing a daily news briefing, Chinese Foreign Ministry
spokesperson Hua Chunying praised her country’s "all-weather” friend for making
"great sacrifices” and "important contributions” in the fight against
US has also threatened to put Pakistan out of non-Nato
allies list however at the same time major powers like China and Russia are
supporting Pakistan which is am big development.
Pakistan is quite unhappy with the new US strategy on
Afghanistan and South Asia, in which, Pakistan has been accused of harboring