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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the Vice President's Meeting with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi of Pakistan

Vice President Mike Pence met for the first time with Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in New York today. The Vice President and Prime Minister Abbasi had an important conversation about the President's South Asia strategy that was announced late last month. The Vice President highlighted ways that Pakistan could work with the United States and others to bolster stability and prosperity for all in South Asia. The Vice President reiterated President Trump's belief that "Pakistan has much to gain from partnering with our effort" in the region.