US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in
Islamabad on Wednesday for talks with representatives of the
country's recently elected government, the State Department said.
Kerry's discussions will focus on a wide range of topics, including security, the Pakistani economy and "people-to-people ties" between the United States and Pakistan, spokeswoman Jen Psaki said. In addition, his meetings would cover regional topics of mutual interest, according to Psaki.
It is Kerry's first visit to Pakistan as secretary of state. He is scheduled to stop in London on his way back to Washington.
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