PM Abbasi meets Congressman Ted Yoho, US officials in Washington

NSA Nasser Janjua with Dr Abdullah in Kabul

NSA Nasser Janjua with Dr Abdullah in Kabul

"The prime minister assured the USA leader that no other state wants peace in Afghanistan more than Pakistan does, as it will be a direct beneficiary of this peace", the newspaper quoted an unidentified official as saying.

Pence reiterated Trump's request in a meeting with Pakistan's premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at his residence.

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"Trump's request that the Government of Pakistan must do more to address the continued presence of the Taliban, Haqqani Network, and other terrorist groups operating in their country", a White House statement read.

The United States in particular is demanding that Pakistan move against Taliban leaders who support a continuation of the war in Afghanistan and oppose participating in peace talks with Kabul, the official said. However, the House chairperson of the Asia Subcommittee and its ranking member, Brad Sherman, tweeted a picture of their meeting later. The Dawn reported that hours after Pence-Abbasi meeting, senior Trump administration officials held a special briefing for Washington-based journalists to convey their dissatisfaction with Pakistan's Afghanistan policy. The officials also warned the Pakistan that they can take own measures if no action against terrorists groups will be taken by South-Asian Islamic country. Days after his tweet, the United States suspended over United States dollars 1.15 billion in security aid and the delivery of military equipment to Pakistan for failing to clamp down on the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani Network terror groups. In his first tweet of the new year, Trump had accused Pakistan of basing its relationship with the USA on "nothing but lies and deceit".

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Prior to Janjua's visit, on the same day, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia Alice Wells had said they could be in the beginning of a process with the Pakistani government.

The official said: "The president has made it clear that he is not satisfied with the action taken by Pakistan".

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The administration has been accusing Islamabad of providing sanctuaries instead of taking action against militant groups.

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