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Pakistan conveys concerns to U.S. over drone attacks
 
 
 

Foreign Office Spokesperson Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has said  Pakistan has emphatically conveyed to the United States its concerns on drone strikes.
In his weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday‚ he said Pakistan has raised the issue of drone attacks at different world forums including the United Nations Human Rights Council.
He said we will continue to raise this issue with the US officials at the appropriate forums.
When asked about the recent drone strikes in Pakistan‚ the spokesperson said that the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Tariq Fatemi on the directive of the prime minister summoned the US Charge D'Affairs to the foreign office and lodged a strong protest.
He said the drone strikes are in violation of Pakistan's sovereignty and the international laws.
He said that US Secretary of State John Kerry would visit Pakistan in the last week of this month.
Spokesman said that secret funds of the foreign ministry have been abolished on the directives of the federal government.
Replying to a query about violation of Pakistan’s airspace by Indian warplanes, he said that the two aircraft entered Pakistan’s airspace due to a technical mistake as both the pilots of Indian warplanes were under training.
To a question, he said that Pakistan’s embassy in Syria, was still opened.

 
 
 
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