The tough message was conveyed by US National Security Advisor Susan Rice to the top Pakistani leadership including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif during her day-long visit to the country yesterday.
    
Rice during her meetings, "urged Pakistan to intensify its efforts to counter terrorist sanctuaries inside its borders in order to promote regional peace and stability," said Ned Price, Spokesman of the National Security Council of the White House.
    
Rice also urged Pakistan to take concrete steps against the Haqqani network after the recent spate of attacks in Afghanistan, Pakistani officials said.

 

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