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FO deplores Gen Nicholson’s statement about Taliban shuras in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Thursday rejected the recent statements by Commander of United States (US) Forces and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Afghanistan General John Nicholson. Calling Gen John Nicholson’s statements unacceptable and unnecessary, Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria addressed several issues with regard to the region and Pakistan’s foreign relations. Deploring terrorist incidents in Afghanistan, Zakaria asserted: “Afghanistan’s war cannot be fought in Pakistan.” He said that…