US official visits Pakistan in apparent effort to encourage Islamabad to host more peace talks

November 11, 2015 9:45 AM

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ISLAMABAD – A U.S. official is visiting Pakistan in an apparent effort to encourage Islamabad to host more peace talks between representatives of the Afghan government and the Taliban.

According to a foreign ministry statement, the U.S. acting special representative on Afghanistan and Pakistan, Laurel Miller, met Wednesday with the Pakistani prime minister's special assistant on foreign affairs, Tariq Fatemi. The statement said she praised Islamabad's role in promoting "peace and ...

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