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Pakistan awaits diplomatic benefits from Biden administration

US-China alliance on COVID-19 and climate change can cut Islamabad some slack

Then Vice President Joe Biden at the United Nations in 2014 in New York. Experts believe President Biden will take a more conciliatory approach to China as well as Pakistan.   © Reuters

KARACHI -- Experts believe the administration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will benefit Pakistan by relieving pressure on China.

When Biden gave his acceptance speech over the weekend, Prime Minister Imran Khan took to Twitter: "Congratulations @JoeBiden & @KamalaHarris. Look forward to President Elect Biden's Global Summit on Democracy. ... We will also continue to work with US for peace in Afghanistan & in the region."

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