Pakistan, US should work together to achieve shared objectives of regional peace, stability: Envoy

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APP19-29 CHICAGO: April 29 - An overview of Pakistan-US relations given by Ambassador of Pakistan to US, Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry at University of Chicago. APP

CHICAGO, Apr 29 (APP):Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States (US) Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has said Pakistan and the US should work together to achieve the shared objectives of peace and stability in the region, especially in Afghanistan.
He delivered a speech at the University of Chicago about Pakistan-US ties. The event was hosted by International House and the Committee of Southern Asian Studies at the University of Chicago, said a press release issued on Sunday.
While apprising the audience regarding history of Pakistan-US relations, he said both the countries enjoyed an exceptional relationship for the last seven decades.
Talking about the current state of relations between the two countries, the ambassador said relations with the US were very important for Pakistan and that realization was prevalent across all segments of Pakistani polity. In regular interactions, Pakistanis had been impressing upon their American interlocutors that both the countries needed to work together to resolve all issues. It required continued engagement at all levels. The two sides could work together to achieve the shared objective of peace and stability in Afghanistan, he added.
He said though there were some misconceptions on both sides but disengagement had never been a solution of issues in history. Historically, he said, Pakistan and US collaboration had yielded benefits and stressed the need for more and more dialogue between the two countries with a view to remove misgivings.
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