America wants that by establishing a base in Pakistan, it can attack the hideouts of terrorists from there, but Pakistan is not in the mood to give it a base.
CIA Director William Burns, photo – Twitter
CIA Chief Secret Islamabad Visit: US troops are withdrawing from Afghanistan on September 11. In such a situation, America wanted to build a base on the border of Pakistan, so that the Taliban and Al Qaeda could be monitored. But Pakistan is not saying anything clearly about this. Now news has come that Pakistani officials have started privately confirming that CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) director William Burns has secretly visited Islamabad. Officials have said that it has been clearly said from their side that Pakistan will not allow drone bases to be established in its territory.
Earlier on June 6, the New York Times had said in an article that Burns, the director of the intelligence agency CIA, had called for a meeting with military chief Qamar Dawed Bajwa and ISI (Pakistan’s intelligence agency) Director General Lt Gen Faiz Hamid. Has visited Pakistan for. This visit has been done to talk about the possibility of counter-terrorism cooperation between the two sides. America wants that by establishing a base in Pakistan, it can attack the hideouts of terrorists from there, but Pakistan is not in the mood to give it a base.
What did Jake Sullivan say?
When America’s National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan was asked a question in this regard whether America has sought to establish a drone base in Pakistan, he said, ‘In this regard, there is a need for military, intelligence and diplomatic relations with Pakistan. Level talks are being held. In order to ensure that America’s capabilities in the future, Afghanistan does not become the home of Al Qaeda or any other terrorist organization, who can attack America.
Pakistan wants to give base?
However, on what date and at what time the instructions of the CIA reached Pakistan, the information about this has not been revealed yet. Nothing has been said in this matter from either side. But it is believed that this tour took place at the end of April. Since now the officials of Pakistan have started giving information in this matter, it is being speculated that talks are still going on between the US and Pakistan. It has also been said in the New York Times article that Pakistan wants to give the base but it has some strict conditions.
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