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New weapons, nuclear tensions with the Obama urges Pakistan to avoid raising

Update : 2015-10-23 15:53:01
New weapons, nuclear tensions with the Obama urges Pakistan to avoid raising

Nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan at a time of heightened tensions between the US President Barack Obama and instability that may increase the risk of the development of its nuclear weapons program Thursday urged Pakistan not to.

White House talks with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Obama also talks back to Afghanistan US Army's faltering bid to bring back some important help in getting the Afghan Taliban demanded.

With high tension between Pakistan and India, including small tactical nuclear weapons in Washington new nuclear weapons system, has been concerned about the development of Pakistan, and to a unilateral declaration of Pakistan has been trying to persuade, "moderation . "

However, Pakistani officials in Islamabad to limit its weapons program and accept small tactical nuclear weapons to India by the need to prevent a surprise attack will not argue that.

In reference to Pakistan's nuclear weapons program, Obama "nuclear safety, security, or threat to strategic stability, which can be increased emphasis on the importance of avoiding any invitation Development," a White House statement said .

In a joint statement, both leaders "all sides" of control work and should work towards strategic stability in South Asia said.

Obama and Sharif, the Afghan statement expressing their commitment to the peace process and in July in Pakistan have stopped after opening discussion to enter direct talks with Kabul have called on Taliban leader.

Afghan intelligence agency, Taliban leader Mullah Omar had been dead for two years, said that after negotiations broke down.

"It's a setback, no doubt, and it will take some time to overcome the shock, but we will try again," Sharif said after his meeting with Obama.

Americans held hostage by terrorists in the area and to help ensure his safe return of Sharif welcomed the offer of talks with Sharif, Obama also raised concern, the White House in 2012 for an American couple kidnapped in Afghanistan said in a clear reference.

A senior administration official declined to elaborate. "For your safety and security, we in the region of US mortgages are aware of a small number, the fact that across the specific details are not going to appear," The official spoke on condition of anonymity said.

Tens of thousands of US led NATO combat troops attempt on Obama to withdraw US troops remaining obstacles before the end of the deadline -2014 went to Afghanistan because the Taliban insurgency.

Wilson Center's Michael Kugelman tank with helping to revive peace talks with Pakistan as Obama sought to target US-, used as bases from which terrorists within its borders to park away Sharif stressed the need, stated that seems to support the Afghan government and the US Army.

"Obama is a political solution is needed to end the Afghan war, knows that, and that you need help Pakistani," Brookings Institution Bruce Riedel it's not clear Sharif his own army With dominance, said he said.However, military leaders to pressure the Taliban into negotiations to get.

Despite tensions, the Obama administration in a bid to strengthen ties of eight F-16 fighter jets to Islamabad is ready to sell, a US source familiar with the matter.

Party can block joint statement that made no mention of sales, but Sharif said, "achieved in relation expressed his satisfaction with the cooperation."

Joint statement, the two leaders discussed the issue of nuclear terrorism threat and the importance of improvement in Pakistan-India relations is emphasized.

Since 2011 the Federation of American Scientists, Pakistan's two new nuclear-capable short-range ballistic missiles and a new medium-range ballistic missile is deployed and two extended-range, nuclear-capable ballistic missile Two had been developing nuclear-capable cruise missile, said this week that.

Pakistan 110 to 90 110 in 2011. The number had grown to 130 weapons and the world's fifth-largest nuclear weapons state, to 250 by 2025 is estimated to reach 220.

To prevent them from falling into terrorist hands and difficult - tactical nuclear weapons, Washington's small size and other testing for use in a conventional war, that concern.

Pakistani officials as recipients of nuclear technology, a recognized and Pakistan to consider Apart from the promise of an opaque do not offer much in return, while Washington is seeking nuclear weapons and limit bad.

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