Trump had hoped to meet Imran Khan in Davos
Trump anxious to meet new leadership in Pakistan
Not too long ago when Trump had a different views about its strategic partner in Asia and he blamed Pakistan for not doing anything against the dollars in aid given to Pakistan. In reply to which Newly resumed premier without waiting instantly replied his tweets and asked Trump to rectify his records.
Though Pakistan Premier is criticized for making his thoughts so frequently and instantly but this time Trump copied him and took a U Turn
However Pentagon never second Trump view point and stated Pakistan as critical strategic partner in this region. In span of around 3 weeks Trump wrote a letter to Pakistan Prime Minister and here is what he has said:
US President Donald Trump on Monday has written a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan, seeking Pakistan help to bring Taliban leadership on the negotiation table.
According to the media reports, Prime Minister Imran, in a meeting with TV anchors and reporters in Islamabad, informed that he received a letter from the US president earlier today, sought Pakistan’s help in solving Afghan mess.
In the letter, the US president has asked Pakistan to play its role in Afghanistan peace talks which are aimed to end the 17-year invasion of Afghanistan by US troops.
It is pertinent to mention here that on November 19, US President Donald Trump defended his administration’s decision to stop hundreds of millions of dollars in military aid to Pakistan, saying the country does not do “a damn thing” for the US and its government had helped Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden hide near its city.
Prime Minister Imran Khan hit back at President Donald Trump’s statement and said,”Record needs to be put straight.”
PM Imran also asked Trump to stop making Pakistan a scapegoat and “do an honest assessment of why, despite 140,000 NATO troops plus 250,000 Afghan troops and reportedly $1 trillion spent on the war in Afghanistan, the Taliban today are stronger than before.”