Islamabad : The government of Pakistan has condemned the incident of US drone strike that took place on the morning of Thursday (July 10) in North Waziristan which resulted in casualties. Foreign Office spokesperson in a statement on Friday said that as has been made clear on earlier occasions, Pakistan considers such strikes as a violation of its sovereignty and territorial integrity, adding that these strikes also have a negative impact on the government’s efforts to bring peace and stability in Pakistan and the region.

Published in The Nation newspaper on 12-Jul-2014