Referring to Pakistan, the president said: "I want to give message to Pakistan that we are ready for talks on multiple issues". He clarified that it was also wrong to assume that the policy recommended a purely military solution or that engagement with Pakistan had been ruled out, he added.
In a meeting with national security advisor Nasser Khan Janjua here last night, Mr Hale discussed the new USA strategy on Afghanistan and South Asia announced by President Trump.
Pakistan's National Assembly passed a resolution on Wednesday condemning U.S. President Donald Trump's accusations that Islamabad was prolonging the war in Afghanistan, denouncing them as "hostile" and "threatening".
This move is initiated by the Trump administration to change the approach of the Pakistan government towards terror groups, the State Department said that while the USA valued its cooperation with Pakistan and wanted to see it continue.
Journalists also reminded him that last week Pakistan had cancelled three high-level meetings with the United States while the country's parliament also passed a resolution describing recent USA statements on Pakistan as hostile and threatening.
Pakistan estimates there have been 70,000 Pakistani casualties in militant attacks since it joined the US war on terror after the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States.
State Department officials said that Trump's promised changes would bring explicit conditions on military aid.
Mattis did not respond to questions on timeline, if any, for Pakistan to take action against terrorists and terrorist groups.
Successive U.S. administrations have struggled with how to deal with nuclear-armed Pakistan.
Afghanistan routinely accuses Pakistan of harbouring Taliban insurgents, while Islamabad says its enemies have found sanctuaries in Afghanistan.
Altgough the volume of annual US assistance to Pakistan at $1.1 billion, hundreds of millions of dollars are withheld every year under different restrictions imposed since 2011, when relations between the two countries began to deteriorate after Osama bin Laden's discovery in Abbottabad.
The Dutch factory activity grew at the fastest pace in six-and-a-half-years in August, survey data from IHS Markit showed Friday. The Purchasing Managers' Index compiled by research firm Markit rose to a seasonally adjusted 50.9 in August from 50.0 in July.
It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and has 4GB of RAM on board to ensure it moves like a greased cheetah. This phone is packed with 6.0-inch QuadHD+ OLED FullVision Display (2880 x 1440 / 538ppi) with aspect ratio of 18:9.
In July, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi warned that sanctions against North Korea were "needed" but "not the final goal". The two leaders are expected to discuss the possibility of further sanctions on North Korea, May's office said.
Nearly 400 people have died in Myanmar since the country's army stepped up a military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims last week. He and thousands of terrified villagers gathered at the Kyee Hnoke Thee village at the foot of the Mayu mountain range.
We now have proof that it is possible to eradicate cancer by harnessing the power of a patient's own immune system. Novartis said it expects between 30 and 35 centers to be certified to offer the treatment by the end of the year.
Once construction of all the prototypes is done, CBP could choose up to eight prototypes to use for the wall. President Donald Trump just got one step closer to his "big, attractive wall" on the U.S. -Mexico border.
Comey subsequently testified before Congress and said Trump's reason for firing him was the Russian Federation probe. Trump Jr. agreed to a private, transcribed interview with the panel after first being invited to testify in public.
During that time, people should wear insect repellent to prevent mosquito bites, the board of health said. The two cases near Guelph were "classic" cases where they experienced a fever and went to see a doctor.
Klippenstein showed Dasani 24-packs on sale for $42.96 and a "limited supply" of Smartwater 12-packs for $29.98. Best Buy explained that they don't normally sell water but had made an exemption due to Hurricane Harvey .
While attempting to do a search, a suspect from inside the room opened fire through the door - wounding two CHP investigators. The incident began when the women led CHP officers on a vehicle chase in what was believed to be a stolen auto .
It was the third time a North Korean missile overflew one of Japan's four main islands, with previous tests in 1998 and 2009. The latest in a series of missile tests came as South Korea and the US conducted war games in the region.
Angels acquire Justin Upton, deal Cameron Maybin
The Tigers will send the Angels some cash to cover some of the $3.7 million Upton is due for the rest of this season. One thing is for certain: the Upton deal is part of the greater trend to move in a different direction to reset.
Meet BB-9E, Star Wars' new, evil version of BB-8
In the United Kingdom it's Argos (online), HMV, LEGO, Hamleys, John Lewis , Smyths, Toys'R'Us and the Disney Store. Seriously, these things are more hard to get your hands on than the secret location of the Rebel Alliance base.
County game suspended after arrow fired into The Oval
The match was stopped after the first ball of the 69th over with Middlesex 214 for seven in their second innings. The players were then told by umpires to immediately leave the field, with many running to the changing rooms.
Nest launches more affordable smart thermostat
According to the Nest, its thermostats saved around 14 billion Kwh of energy and also reduced the heating bills of the customers. For its price, users will still get presence detection and integration with third-party services via Works with Nest.
Mourinho hails 'improved' United after Leicester win
However, United finished 6th in the Premier League but winning three silverware covered bad positioning on the BPL table. Manchester United have spent the summer pursuing a winger but Mourinho's pursuits have failed to pay dividends.