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“Pakistan Was Unaware Of Osama Bin Laden’s Presence’, The Former US Ambassador

Los Angeles: Former US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter said that Pakistan ‘probably’ did not know about the presence of Osama bin Laden and do not have any evidence in this regard.

While talking about Pakistan-Unites States relations in the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, the former US ambassador said about the year 2011, as the US ambassador to Pakistan was a horrifying years.

He said that the event of Osama Bin Laden was occurred when he was working to stabilize relations between both the countries.

Former US Ambassador said that the timings of drone attack in Pakistan’s tribal areas, immediately after the release of Raymnd Davis was highly inappropriate.

He said that at the diplomatic efforts were on its peak to address the prevalent issues between the two countries, when the Abbottabad incident occurred.

Former US ambassador said that perhaps Pakistan was unaware about Osama bin Laden’s presence in his compound in Abbottabad.

Till the time of the Bin Laden operation relations of the two states were quite settled. However, he said the operation effected the cordial relations between the two countries.

Former US ambassador to improve relations between the two countries have reached.

Munter admits that it is difficult to look at Afghanistan’s policy with the Pakistani perspective.

Cameron said that only 5 percent of Pakistanis consider America a favorite country in the world, which is the lowest, compared to other countries, while according to a recent survey, 90 percent would like to see improved relations between the two countries.

It should clear that the operation on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan was conducted by CIA, after the six weeks release of controversial America contractor Raymnd Davis from Pakistani jail.

Davis was alleged that he shot and killed two Pakistani youth and was released after paying money to their families.