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US, Pak Discuss Methods to Mutually Support Regional Stability

Published: 21st February 2015 09:37 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st February 2015 09:37 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

WASHINGTON: Top officials of US and Pakistan have discussed methods to work together as partners and mutually support regional stability in the near term in order  to fight against terrorism, the White House has said.

National Security Advisor Susan Rice met with the Pakistan Minister of Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan at the White House yesterday.

During the meeting, Rice commended the role played by Pakistan's delegation led by Minister Khan, at the Summit on Countering Violent Extremism.

"They agreed to continue working together as partners against the threat of terrorism," said Bernadette Meehan, Spokesperson of the National Security Council.

"They also discussed ways to mutually support regional stability in the near term, highlighting the need to align support for Afghan-led reconciliation efforts and continue regular US-Pakistani engagement," Meehan said.

Rice had earlier called for a renewed commitment to building a world unmarred by terrorism and ideologies of violence.

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