While briefing the media persons, Mark Toner said that visas were issued to 87 American officials after ISI Head, Lieutenant General Ahmad Shuja Pasha’s US visit.
He said that al-Qaida is a big threat to Pakistan and the allied forces should continue their efforts to eradicate it. Toner said that some serious questions were rose after the Abbottabad operation and the US also expressed its concerns with Pakistan over some issues.
He said that issuance of visas to the American official is still slow but 87 visas have been issued. Responding a question regarding Pak-India relations, Mark Toner said that the USA has always been favouring Pak-India talks but it has no role in the recent talks.
Mark Toner refused to comment on Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai’s case. He said that the US is determined to establish strong and long lasting relations with Pakistan and no movement was being launched in US against the Pakistani institutions.