Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi responded to the rumors clarified that Pakistan has no intention of giving an air base to the United States and only speculations are being made in this regard.
The Foreign Minister said that Pakistan wants better relations with the new US administration.
“The United States appreciates Pakistan’s role in Afghan Peace Process.
He was talking to a private TV channel in which the host asked Joe Biden had said several times before he was elected that when evacuation would be possible, the U.S would need air bases abroad.
It may be mentioned here that US President Joe Biden announced troops pullout plan terming the end of ‘forever war’. Biden said all the troops would be withdrawn from Afghanistan by Sept 11.