WASHINGTON: The United States urged Pakistan and Afghanistan to respect each others sovereignty while fighting against terrorist, DawnNews reported.
The US pushed for greater cooperation between Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nato forces while tackling with extremist militants, after an attack by Afghan militants at a border checkpost in Pakistan’s Dir area left several Pakistani soldiers dead.
The US State Department acknowledged that while dealing with terrorists, tensions exist on both sides.
US State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland said in a statement that regional safety and sovereignty must be respected in order to deal with cross-border terrorism.
She added that both countries should work together against extremist militants while resecting each others sovereignty.