United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton demanded the eliminations of safe havens of militants from Pakistan and end its relations with militants while the Afghan Taliban should decide a peaceful future or be ready for a tough action.
This she said in a joint press conference with Afghan President Hamid Karzai at Kabul here on Thursday prior to her Pakistan visit.
She said that a big action against Haqqani network is continued in Afghanistan; adding that the doors of dialogues are open for Taliban and the war will be end with the help of dialogues; meanwhile she said that if they are not ready for dialogues then they should be ready to face tough action from US and NATO forces.
She said that for the neighboring countries including Pakistan could play an important role in the progress of peace talks.
She said that she would demand from Pakistani leadership for increasing cooperation and putting pressure on the militants in border areas, adding that Taliban are rebelling from last ten years in Afghanistan and we are increasing pressure against them.
Meanwhile in Hillary Clinton in an interview with US TV channel said that the relations with Pakistan are complex and challenging and US don’t want to open a new front by talking a unilateral action.
Appreciating the role of Pakistan in war against terrorism, she said the US interests in Pakistan are necessary for the national security of Islamabad and Washington, adding that the killing of Osama Bin Laden was unilateral action of US and will conduct such type of actions for the security of US.
She said US is going to end the war in Afghanistan, adding that in spite of request to Pakistan for cooperation the US cannot got support from Pakistan, adding that the Taliban in Afghanistan are threat for the world security and it was necessary to remove them from government.
She said in the current situation the Afghanistan government wants peace with Taliban and the peace process has been started and US is supporting this process.