Pak-US Relations ‘quite Complicated’: White House

Pak-US relations ‘quite complicated’: White House

WASHINGTON, (Pakistan Point News – 2nd Dec, 2016): The White House spokesman, Josh Earnest has noted that the relationship between Pakistan and US was ‘quite complicated’ which is the reason President Barack Obama would not be visiting Pakistan in his final tour. The spokesman said he could not give any response on the accuracy and tone of the conversation held between US President-elect Donald Trump and Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

He added that in this regard Trump’s team should be contacted for clarification. In a media briefing, Josh Earnest said US relations with Pakistan, particularly on national security, are ‘quite complicated’, adding that over the past eight years such relations could not remain smooth persistently. Earnest said, “Once, President Obama had expressed his wish to visit Pakistan, however, due to some reasons he could not visit there.” He also thought when Trump would begin his overseas travels; Pakistan would be one of the places that he would consider visiting. However, did not give any conformity, said the team of the new-elected president should be contacted regarding this.