CAMERON MUNTER

  • Pak should take control of their soil: US envoy July 11, 2012

    Islamabad: The US has said Pakistan's civil and military leadership should have "its writ on its soil", making it clear that Islamabad needs to take more steps to tackle terrorism. "Pakistan should not become the problem...it should help resolve the problem," US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter said. The US wants to...
  • Hafiz Saeed seeks Rs 10 cr for 'wrong reporting' May 16, 2012

    Lahore: LeT founder Hafiz Mohammad Saeed has served legal notices on two Pakistani journalists for allegedly concocting a report about his secret meeting with US Ambassador Cameron Munter, seeking Rs 10 crore as damages. The notices were served on columnist Nazir Naji and reporter Amir Mir by Saeed's lawyer AK Dogar. The...
  • US Ambassador to Pakistan to quit May 8, 2012

    Washington: US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter has decided to step down by this summer after serving less than two years on the job, at a time when the ties between Washington and Islamabad are at a crucial juncture. "Munter announced to his staff Monday morning that he was stepping down...
  • Never placed bounty on Hafiz Saeed, says US April 30, 2012

    Lahore: The US Ambassador to Pakistan, Cameron Munter, on Sunday claimed that the US government never offered a bounty on JuD Chief Hafiz Saeed, a suspect in the Mumbai 26/11 attacks, and argued that the Pakistani media had misreported the issue. "Pakistani media is very active and responsible but it misreported...
  • No US bounty on Saeed's head: American envoy April 29, 2012

    Lahore: US government did not announce any bounty for JuD Chief Hafiz Saeed, suspect in the Mumbai terror attacks, American Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter has said, blaming Pakistani media for "misreporting" the issue. "Pakistani media is very active and responsible but it misreported the issue of Hafiz Saeed. Though Hafiz...
  • US to give $110 mn aid to Pak for border security April 16, 2012

    Islamabad: The US would provide an additional aid of USD 110 million to Pakistan for border security, law enforcement, judicial reforms and counter narcotics projects. US Ambassador Cameron Munter and Pakistan's Finance Secretary Waqar Masood signed a "letter of agreement" for the additional aid for 2012. Under the programme, the US...
  • Gilani asks US to respect Pak's 'red lines' December 16, 2011

    Islamabad: The US must respect Pakistan's 'red lines' and give a guarantee that there will be no transgression of the country's borders in order to regain Islamabad's cooperation in the war on terrorism, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said on Friday. Gilani made the remarks during a meeting with US Ambassador...
  • Working hard to keep open channels with Pak: US December 10, 2011

    Washington: The US has said it is working hard to keep open channels and get back to work with Pakistan, as Islamabad continued to block the crucial NATO supply routes and announced to strengthen its air defence system on the AfghanistanPakistan border. "This relationship is complicated. But it's also essential...
  • US envoy meets Pakistan's interior minister December 8, 2011

    Islamabad: US Ambassador Cameron Munter met Interior Minister Rehman Malik and discussed matters of mutual interest in Islamabad on Wednesday, a day when Pakistan was gripped by intense speculation over the abrupt departure of President Asif Ali Zardari to Dubai. According to Associated Press of Pakistan, Munter and Malik discussed matters...
  • US vows full probe into Pakistan NATO attack November 27, 2011

    Washington: The Obama administration on Saturday pledged a full investigation into a NATO attack that allegedly killed 24 Pakistani troops. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta in a joint statement offered their "deepest condolences" for the loss of life in the crossborder incident in Pakistan....
  • US wants its Pakistan aid to reach more civilians September 20, 2011

    New York: The US ambassador to Pakistan says the Obama administration aims to increase the proportion of aid it provides for the country's civilian rather than military needs. Ambassador Cameron Munter issued a blunt assessment on Monday of a "rough year" in USPakistan relations, roiled by the killing by US...
  • US Ambassador stopped at Islamabad airport July 31, 2011

    Islamabad: The US lodged a strong protest with Pakistani authorities after Ambassador Cameron Munter was stopped at the Islamabad airport by officials enforcing a rule that requires all foreign diplomats to have a "noobjection certificate" for travelling outside Islamabad. Munter, who reportedly possessed the NoC, was stopped at Benazir Bhutto International...
  • Act against terror: US to Pakistan May 9, 2011

    New Delhi: The signals from Washington couldn't be stronger Pakistan must be fully on board in the US campaign against terrorism otherwise the US could resort to unilateral action to capture or kill terrorists hiding in Pakistan. America appears to be stepping up the pressure on Pakistan to be...