Report: Pakistani PM warns US against expecting 'business as usual'

Gilani said the reluctant allies must focus on matters of mutual respect and mutual interests.

American officials and lawmakers have said recently they feel their Pakistani counterparts are failing to live up to those standards.

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Pakistani officials want new assurances from Washington if they are to continue the shaky relationship, he said.

“We need to have something bigger to satisfy my nation,” Gilani said, though the report indicated he did not disclose specifics.

The Obama administration has been largely quiet since the Saturday strike. The Pentagon and State Department issued a joint statement that evening saying U.S. officials had spoken to their Pakistani allies and sending condolences for those killed.