US confident Pakistan can get nukes despite Biden controversy: As a result of President Joe Biden‘s alarmism, which prompted Islamabad to call the US ambassador. The US said on Monday that it had faith in Pakistan’s capacity to manage its nuclear weapons.
Vedant Patel, a spokesperson for the State Department, told reporters that “the United States convince of Pakistan’s commitment and its capacity to protect its nuclear assets.”
“The US cherishes our long-standing collaboration with Pakistan,” he added. “The US has always seen a safe and prosperous Pakistan as important to US interests.”
On Thursday, at a private Democratic Party event in California, Biden casually brought up Pakistan’s nuclear program. As he talked about the problems facing China’s President Xi Jinping, a close friend of Pakistan.
“Pakistan is another country that I believe to be among the most hazardous in the world.” “Without any cohesiveness, nuclear weapons According to a transcript from the White House, Biden stated.
Pakistan called US Ambassador Donald Blome to tell him it didn’t like that it was the only Islamic country with a nuclear weapon.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said Pakistan is a “responsible nuclear state.” He also noted that safety precautions are taken “with the utmost seriousness.”
Since Pakistan’s military and intelligence systems have aided Afghanistan’s Taliban, US officials have long privately expressed concern about nuclear safety.
According to Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Biden’s comments shouldn’t damage relationships, who also noted that the president wasn’t speaking at an official event.
However, Bhutto Zardari, who recently paid a visit to Washington, asked for more communication. While Biden showed little enthusiasm for speaking with his Pakistani colleagues in person.
When terrible floods hit Pakistan, USAID Administrator Samantha Power and State Department Counselor Derek Chollet also went there.
He said, “We consider this connection crucial and will continue to strongly involve in it.