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  • Don't blame Pakistan, Haqqanis were your 'darlings' at one time: Asif tells US

    Pakistan refuses to take the blame for the Haqqani Network and other alleged militant outfits, reminding the United States that these 'terrorists' were considered the 'darlings' of the White House up until a few decades ago...

    Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, who is attending the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, made remarks to this end at the Asia Society forum on Tuesday...

  • Pakistan will not be scapegoat for US failures: Asif

    ISLAMABAD: Taking a swipe at the recently held US-Afghan meeting, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Thursday taunted the United States and Afghanistan for their failure to contain the Afghan insurgency...

    Meanwhile, making a jibe at the Afghan leadership, Mr Asif — who is known for his own brand of witticism — said Afghan President Ashraf Ghani was called to Mr Tillerson’s bunker for talks...

  • Pakistan has to react swiftly to changing regional situation: Khawaja Asif

    Keeping in view the current situation in the world and the region, Pakistan will have to swiftly "change its direction", said Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Thursday after the conclusion of the Pakistani envoys' conference...

    "We are undergoing a seismic shift," Asif said during a press conference, referring to the "altering" regional and international situation...

  • Pakistan welcomes US mediation in easing tension with India: Khawaja Asif

    Pakistan believes in regional peace and welcomes mediation by the United States in easing tension with India, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said on Monday...

    Addressing the fourth round of US-Pakistan Bilateral Dialogue in Islamabad, Asif said Pakistan has always preferred a comprehensive dialogue with its South Asian neighbour that could contribute to peace in the region, Radio Pakistan reported...

  • US, Pakistan yet to overcome trust deficit: Khawaja Asif

    ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif admitted on Monday that Pakistan and the United States had not been able to overcome their trust deficit despite recent high-level interactions...

    The US and Pakistan have lately engaged each other to avert a rupture in ties following President Donald Trump’s criticism of Pakistan over alleged safe havens while unveiling his administration’s strategy for South Asia and Afghanistan...

  • Pakistan pursues zero-tolerance approach against all militants, Asif tells Tillerson

    Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif raised the issue of United States's South Asia Policy with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and told him that Islamabad has pursued a zero-tolerance and indiscriminate approach in its campaign against "all terrorist and militant groups", read a statement issued by the Foreign Office on Wednesday...

    Pakistan and the US shared a common desire for peace and stability in Afghanistan and the region at large,...

  • No change in China's policy towards Pakistan: Khawaja Asif

    Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif informed the Senate on Tuesday that China's stance regarding Pakistan has not changed, and that the situation on the foreign policy front was not as alarming as it was being portrayed...

    Asif was giving a policy statement on an adjournment motion in the Senate regarding the apparent change in China's policy towards Pakistan in light of the 9th BRICS summit declaration in September...

  • US told that Pakistan is not a safe haven for terrorists: Khawaja Asif

    Following the meeting between Pakistani officials and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Islamabad on Tuesday, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif ? who was a member of the Pakistani delegation ? said that the American delegation was informed that Washington's allegations against Pakistan of offering safe havens to terrorists and protecting the Haqqani network are incorrect...

    Speaking on Geo News' late night show Aaj Shahzaib Khanzada...

  • Pakistan wants durable peace with India: Asif

    SIALKOT: Minister for Defence and Water and Power Khawaja Mohammad Asif said on Sunday that the government wanted durable peace with all its neighbours, including India, despite the fact that the latter was supporting terrorism in Pakistan...

    Also read: India helping terrorists in Pakistan: Khawaja Asif He said the nation was united against terrorism and prepared to render sacrifices and fighting militants shoulder-to-shoulder with...

  • Pakistan v Sri Lanka: Before Asif fell by the wayside

    Rogue hero, Mohammad Asif possessed that ability and after making a forgettable debut in 2005, he transformed into a real work of art...

    So, after running through an Indian line up of ‘Galácticos’ earlier in 2006, Asif went to Sri Lanka with somewhat of a reputation...

  • Will Pakistan be able to resist Butt and Asif?

    Mohammad Asif, too, showed signs of the magic that he once worked on the cricket pitch...

    I have a feeling, somewhere in Lahore, the Pakistan Cricket Board chairman, Shaharyar Khan, must have shifted in his chair when he discovered that the two players starred in Wapda's win over Fata in the National ODI Cup on Sunday...

  • 3rd ODI: Asif the star as Pakistan win Zimbabwe series

    HARARE: Offspinner Bilal Asif outlined his potential value to Pakistan ahead of upcoming games against England as his five-wicket haul clinched the third and decisive one-day international against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club on Monday...

    Playing in just his second ODI, Asif decimated the Zimbabwe line-up with figures of 5 for 25 as the hosts were bowled out for 161, then scored 38 as Pakistan chased their target in 34 overs to win...

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