The Pakistani army chief has pledged Islamabad would respond strongly if Saudi Arabia’s territorial integrity is threatened. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has, however, struck a cautious note while expressing support for the kingdom, yet again underscoring the difference between the power-centres in the country.
Pakistan’s passionate solidarity was articulated when Saudi Defence Minister Mohammad bin Salman visited the country. During his seven-hour stay, Prince Salman met the army head and Sharif separately. However, Salman did not hold talks with his Pakistan counterpart Khawaja Asif, who received him at the airport.
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