Deputy Secretary Negroponte: Travel to Afghanistan and Pakistan
Deputy Secretary John D. Negroponte traveled to Afghanistan and Pakistan the week of September 10 as part of his regular consultations with two of America’s most important strategic partners in the war against terrorism. In Afghanistan he met with President Hamid Karzai, Afghan officials, and members of civil society to discuss cooperation in counter-terrorism and reconstruction progress and achievements since 2001.
Deputy Secretary Negroponte visited Pakistan to continue the U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Partnership dialogue, which includes cooperation on counter-terrorism, education, science and technology, and expansion of economic opportunities. The Deputy Secretary’s schedule included meetings with President Pervez Musharraf, Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz, and civil society representatives.
Remarks by Deputy Secretary Negroponte
--09/12/07 U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue
--09/11/07 Press Roundtable in Afghanistan
--09/12/07 Joint Statement Pakistan-United States Strategic Dialogue