USA “ready to work with new elected leadership of Pakistan”: State Dept

WASHINGTON: As Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is set to form a new government in Pakistan, the United States of America is looking forward to collaborating with the new regime in furthering the goals of security and peace in South Asia.

A State Department’s spokesperson said, “As Pakistan’s elected leaders form a new government, the United States will look for opportunities to work with them to advance our goals of security, stability, and prosperity in South Asia.”

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Referring to the US strategy for South Asia and issue of peace talks in Afghanistan, the US official asserted that Washington intends to maintain close relations with Islamabad and will be working alongside the new government.

China also stated that it is ready to work with the new Pakistani government and hopes that the country will maintain political and social stability and focus on development.

The Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said that China was pleased to see that Pakistan has held a successful election, and sincerely hope that it will maintain political and social stability and focus on national development.

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