If Pakistan fails, we will act against terrorists: US
New Delhi : Donald Trump administration has asked Pakistan to take a firm action against terrorists active under their boundaries, in case the country fails, US will change its tactics and strategies to achieve the objective in a different way, a State Department official on Friday said.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has asked Pakistan to act strongly against terrorists and dismantle their save havens on its soil. The statement comes a day after he concluded his maiden trip to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.
"We have communicated our expectations to Pakistan numerous times that they must take decisive action against terrorist groups based within their own borders, Nauert said.
Tillerson said the message to Pakistan was:"Heres what we need for Pakistan to do. We're asking you to do this; we're not demanding anything. You're a sovereign country. You'll decide what you want to do, but understand this is what we think is necessary. And if you don't want to do that, don't feel you can do it, we'll adjust our tactics and our strategies to achieve the same objective a different way."