ISLAMABAD (APP) The United States embassy Saturday denied the presence of the American forces in Quetta. Rejecting a recent news article that reported the approval of a 'presence by the Office of Defense Representative at Pakistan militarys 12 Corps Headquarters in Quetta, the US embassy spokesman said, This reporting is a misrepresentation. There is no permanent US presence in Quetta, he added. He said, Instead episodic visits by a US team provide information and coordination support between the International Security and Assistance Force (ISAF) and Pakistans military forces, when ISAF operates periodically near the border with Pakistan.