Kerry calls Nawaz, appreciate Country's determination to defeat terrorism

12:34 AM | 17 Jun, 2015
Kerry calls Nawaz, appreciate Country's determination to defeat terrorism
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ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) - Senator Kerry telephoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Tuesday evening and conveyed him best wishes and regards from the US Administration.

Secretary of State John Kerry appreciated Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s counter-terrorism policy and his strong resolve and determination to defeat terrorism.

While exchanging the views on regional situation, Senator Kerry lauded prime minister’s commitment towards establishing a peaceful neighbourhood in South Asia.

Prime minister received Kerry's phone call shortly after taking his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi's.

Expressing his satisfaction over the state of bilateral relations between the two countries, Nawaz said Pakistan attached high importance to enhancement of ties with the US.

Commenting on the efforts to counter terrorism, the premier said the country had a national consensus over the issue.

Both the leaders also expressed desire to enhance bilateral ties between the two countries, particularly in the field of economy and trade.