16 December 2011
Pakistan: US must heed our red lines

Press TV


Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani

Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani says the United States must respect Pakistan's red lines as well as the Central Asian nation's national sovereignty and territorial integrity.

During a meeting with the US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter on Friday, Gilani said that the US had to guarantee that it would commit no more breaches of the country's borders in the future, Xinhua reported.

US-led NATO helicopters and fighter jets attacked two military border posts in northwestern Pakistan on November 26, killing 24 Pakistani troops.

Islamabad says it has proved with relevant pictures and maps that the US-led forces carried out the strikes deliberately.

Enraged by the attacks, Pakistan has closed the border crossings used by the Western military alliance of NATO to send fuel and other supplies to the US-led forces in landlocked Afghanistan. Around 40 percent of the non-lethal supplies travel across the Pakistani soil.

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