The New Paper: US moves stoking tension between India and Pakistan

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis (R), Secretary of State Micke Pompeo. (REUTERS)
Updated 12 September 2018
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The New Paper: US moves stoking tension between India and Pakistan

September 12: The New Paper report by David A. Andelman states that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Jim Mattis had to do some elaborate diplomatic two-steps during their swing across the Indian subcontinent last week. And that goes way beyond being forced to deny that either was the anonymous author of the stunning New York Times column disclosing that senior officials in the administration of President Donald Trump were "working diligently from within to frustrate parts of his agenda and his worst inclinations". Beyond the backdrop of reported tension over Mr Trump's mimicking of the accent of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, there were the Gordian-like questions of choosing the United States' greatest friend between the arch rivals India and Pakistan.

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Azer News: Azerbaijan, Pakistan discuss development of military cooperation

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Azer News: Azerbaijan, Pakistan discuss development of military cooperation

March 22: Azer News states that a meeting was held between the Azerbaijani and Pakistani defense ministers Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov and Pervez Khattak, Trend reports referring to the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan.

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