|Pakistan, US share common interest: US State Department|
06 July 2012
WASHINGTON: The United States (US) said that after the restoration of NATO supply lines, the relationships with Pakistan are making progress, Geo News reported Friday.
According to the State Department spokesman, the first few trucks carrying supplies to American and NATO troops in Afghanistan crossed the Pakistani border Thursday after a seven-month closure of the supply routes. This is the evidence of Pakistan’s support for safe, peaceful and prosperous Afghanistan.
The spokesman further said that progress in relations with Pakistan is among the US priorities as both the countries have common interests.
Pakistan closed the supply routes in retaliation for the US airstrikes in November that killed 24 Pakistani troops.
After the US apologised for the killings, Pakistani government decided to reopen the Ground Lines of Communications (GLOCs) after which the US-Pakistan relationships have witnessed an improvement.
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