US says Pakistan vitally important to the world

WASHINGTON: Underscoring Pakistan’s vital importance to the world, the U.S. Defense Department has said nothing has changed the American desire to work with the country against common threat of terror.

“Pakistan is an — it’s an important country in an important place in the world. And nothing has changed about our desire to continue to work with Pakistan on what is very much a common threat”, Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby said.

He said the militants are killing innocent Pakistanis.