Senior State Department official: Secretary's meeting with President Zardari (May 20, 2012)
Senior State Department official: Secretary's meeting with President Zardari
For Immediate Release
May 20, 2012
"Secretary Clinton met with President Zardari of Pakistan today on the margins of the NATO summit in Chicago. They discussed the importance of reopening the NATO supply lines; of taking joint action against the extremists who threaten Pakistan, the United States, and the region, including al-Qaida and the Haqqani Network; of supporting Afghanistan’s security, stability, and efforts toward reconciliation; and of concluding negotiations for a U.S.-Pakistan Bilateral Investment Treaty. The United States is committed to a strong, mutually beneficial relationship built on concrete actions to enhance the security and prosperity of Pakistan, the United States, and the region."