Pakistan condemns US drone strike in North Waziristan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday condemned a US drone strike which took place in North Waziristan yesterday and termed it a ‘disregard of its territorial sovereignty’, according to a press statement.

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The Foreign Office of Pakistan said in a statement, “The strike in the north-western area of the North Waziristan Agency (around 2.5 kms from the Pakistan-Afghanistan border) on 01 September 2015 resulted in a number of casualties”.

“Pakistan condemns such strikes which are in disregard of our territorial sovereignty and international law”, it added.

The FO said these strikes also generate distrust among the local populace and reiterated the call for cessation of such strikes.

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