US State Secretary Seeks Reset with Key Asian Ally

Islamabad, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

has arrived in Pakistan for talks with new Prime Minister Imran Khan

aimed at resetting ties.

Relations have been strained over US allegations Pakistan is

providing a safe haven for Afghan Taliban militants, which Pakistan


So far this year, the Trump administration has suspended more

than $1bn (Pound 775m) in security assistance.

After his one-day visit to Islamabad, Pompeo will fly to India.

Pakistani officials say much of the money withheld by the US

was meant as a reimbursement for actions they have already taken in

fighting militants, the BBC reported.

Source: Oman News Agency