Selasa, 08 Mei 2012

U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan would Backward

U.S. ambassador to Pakistan, Cameron Munter, will resign from his job this summer after serving less than two years, said a U.S. official told AFP on Tuesday.

Munter made ​​the announcement to staff the embassy on Monday. The official said that it is the ambassador's decision to withdraw and denied press reports are speculating that the move was related to bad relations between Islamabad and Washington.

"He maintained good relations to the two governments, Pakistan and the Government of the United States. It's his own decision. There is no dissatisfaction with the performance of Pakistan or Washington," the official told AFP.

Munter takes office in Islamabad in October 2010.

U.S. officials said he would leave Pakistan "this summer right at the end of his term of two years".

Period of operation Munter in Islamabad coincides with a dramatic decline in relations between Pakistan and the United States in connection with a series of crises, especially the secret U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden in the city of Abbottabad in May 2011.

Munter predecessor, Anne Patterson spent more than three years of its term in Pakistan.

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