Trump says he believes Pakistan starting to respect U.S. again

President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Pakistan`s cooperation in securing the release of a U.S.-Canadian couple and their children who had been held by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network signaled a new respect for the United States by Islamabad.

Reuters| Last Updated: Oct 12, 2017, 23:11 PM IST
Trump says he believes Pakistan starting to respect U.S. again

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Pakistan`s cooperation in securing the release of a U.S.-Canadian couple and their children who had been held by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network signaled a new respect for the United States by Islamabad.

"The Pakistani government`s cooperation is a sign that it is honoring America`s wish that it do more to provide security in the region," Trump said at a White House event. "They worked very hard on this and I believe they are starting to respect the United States again."