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Pakistan wants CIA to undertake not to attack Pakistan anymore

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Islamabad, July 6, IRNA -- Pakistan has demanded the US Central Intelligence Agency to undertake not to attack Pakistani soil anymore, according to local media.

Raid by U.S. Special Forces to kill Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan has caused a severe dent in uneasy relationship between Pakistan and United States.

Pakistani media said that Inter-Services Intelligence wanted a formal agreement for ruling out future attacks on the Pakistani soil in order to restart the relationship.

The new contract would also call into question the CIA’’s secret drones programme, which is hugely controversial in Pakistan.

The drone attacks on Pakistan are increasing with rise of every new day. Many recent polls in Pakistan show strong opposition among Pakistani citizens to the drone strikes.

Majority in Pakistan describes these drone strikes as a sheer violation of country’s sovereignty.

The Pakistani parliament has passed a unanimous resolution after a long debate and briefings by the head of the intelligence agencies and air chief against the U.S. unilateral raid on a compound to kill Osama bin Laden terming the action against the country’s sovereignty.

The resolution also condemned US drone strikes in the country’s tribal regions and warned that Pakistan could stop supplies for the US-led forces in Afghanistan if strikes from the US spy planes were not stopped.

Majority of Pakistanis believe that war on terror has practically been an American war in which the Pakistani government went beyond limits of subservience to the US.



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