Associated Press Service
ISLAMABAD: June 23, 2021 Senior US Senator Lance Graham called US President Joe Biden’s reluctance to contact Prime Minister Imran Khan “surprising”.
At the same time, he warned that ignoring Pakistan while withdrawing from Afghanistan could lead to disaster.
The South Carolina senator said in a Twitter message: “I am surprised to hear that President Joe Biden has visited the United States. He did not contact Prime Minister Imran Khan regarding Pakistan relations and Afghanistan.
Lance Graham, who supports US engagement with Kabul and Islamabad, reminded President Joe Biden that Pakistan’s cooperation was needed in his withdrawal from Afghanistan.
He said in a Twitter message “How can we expect our withdrawal from Afghanistan to be effective without Pakistan’s cooperation,”