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Pakistan condemns drone strike in North Waziristan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday condemned a drone strike in Mana area of North Waziristan Agency on May 16 (Saturday), which was resulted in a number of casualties.

The spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement said that Pakistan condemn such strikes, which are a clear violation of the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.

The ministry spokesman said that these attacks, “generate distrust among the local populace at a time when Operation ‘Zarb e Azab’ is moving ahead decisively and the focus of the government is shifting towards rehabilitation of the civilian population”.

The foreign ministry has reiterated its call for a cessation of such strikes in Pakistani territory.

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