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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Pakistani Foreign Minister Bhutto Zardari
May 7, 2022

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and reiterated the desire to strengthen our broad-based bilateral relationship. The Secretary underscored the resolute U.S.-Pakistan commitment to Afghan stability and combatting terrorism. The Secretary and Foreign Minister also highlighted ongoing engagement on trade and investment, climate, energy, health, and education.

This year marks the 75th anniversary of U.S.-Pakistani relations and we look forward to strengthening our cooperation.