WASHINGTON: US Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCSC) General Martin Dempsey said there was currently no indication that the Kabul attacks had been planned in Pakistan.
CJCSC made the revelation while addressing a press conference at the Pentagon with Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta on Monday.
Meanwhile, Defense Secretary Panetta said Intelligence reports had suggested before a coordinated assault on the Afghan capital began on Sunday that the Haqqani network of militants had been planning such high-profile attacks.
The former CIA head said that the attacks reflect Taliban are resilient, and this was the beginning of their spring offensive. However, he added that they believed that with the Afghan Army, the US would be able to combat these attacks.
Earlier on Monday, US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton had also called Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar to discuss the weekend's events and of taking Pakistan-US ties further.