ISLAMABAD - Giving a serious response to media reports in connection to National Security Advisor Susan Rice’s meeting with Pakistani leaders, a senior government official on Monday said ‘no one can tell us what to do.’

The official who requested not to be named said that Pakistan is spending $1.9 billion on its fight against terrorism in North Waziristan and on rehabilitation of Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) from its own resources.

“There is no good or bad Taliban, all terrorists are being targeted without any distinction,” the official said, adding that all terrorist outfits, including Haqqani network have been pushed back.

The official said that the US acknowledged Pakistan’s efforts and its sacrifices in course of this war. “Dr Susan Rice expressed her gratitude over sacrifices made by Pakistan in this fight,” he added.

“What we are doing is in line with our national interest and US knows we have broken the backs of terrorists, including Haqqani network”, he said, adding Pakistan and the US are engaged in taking relations to a long term multi-dimensional partnership beyond security dimensions.

He also dismissed media reports that Pakistan shared any dossier with the Susan Rice on India’s terrorism.

The official said that responsibility lies on all sides to work towards peace in Afghanistan.