71 F
Washington D.C.
Saturday, April 20, 2024

US Doesn’t Want Afghanistan To Be ‘Safe Haven’ for Terrorists

State Dept says Washington regularly engages with Pakistan on "counterterrorism cooperation"

State Department’s Principal Deputy Spokesperson Vedant Patel has reiterated Washington’s stance on Afghan soil being used as a launchpad for terror attacks in Pakistan, stating that Washington doesn’t want Afghanistan to be a safe haven for terrorists.

Patel also acknowledged the security challenges that Pakistan is facing as a result of the terror threats from its Western neighbor, asserting that the US regularly engages with Islamabad on counterterrorism cooperation

The spokesperson’s statement came during a press briefing on Tuesday, responding to a question about the Taliban’s expansionism in the region.

Read the rest of the story at The News International, here.

author avatar
Homeland Security Today
The Government Technology & Services Coalition's Homeland Security Today (HSToday) is the premier news and information resource for the homeland security community, dedicated to elevating the discussions and insights that can support a safe and secure nation. A non-profit magazine and media platform, HSToday provides readers with the whole story, placing facts and comments in context to inform debate and drive realistic solutions to some of the nation’s most vexing security challenges.
Homeland Security Today
Homeland Security Todayhttp://www.hstoday.us
The Government Technology & Services Coalition's Homeland Security Today (HSToday) is the premier news and information resource for the homeland security community, dedicated to elevating the discussions and insights that can support a safe and secure nation. A non-profit magazine and media platform, HSToday provides readers with the whole story, placing facts and comments in context to inform debate and drive realistic solutions to some of the nation’s most vexing security challenges.

Related Articles

- Advertisement -

Latest Articles