The officials say it’s part of a larger request that the U.S. cease targeting militants in Pakistan’s tribal areas without notifying Islamabad in advance.
The most recent request was made to outgoing CIA director Leon Panetta on Thursday, according to one of the two Pakistani officials.
A U.S. official would only say the base in the Baluchistan province is under discussion. All officials spoke on condition of anonymity to describe high0level talks.
London’s Guardian newspaper quoted Pakistan’s defense minister Wednesday, saying the Americans had to leave.
It’s part of the two nations’ attempts to rebuild their relationship after the American radi that killed Osama bin Laden.