US Seeks Pakistan’s Help With Afghanistan to Improve Ties

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Both the United States and Pakistan say they want to improve their relationship, but the war in Afghanistan remains a major obstacle. The U.S. State Department made clear that the foundation for a strong partnership between the United States and Pakistan is a partnership for peace and stability in Afghanistan. VOA’s Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine reports from the State Department.

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