Drone strikes to continue in Pak until terror havens are destroyed: Envoy Olson

Last Updated: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 08:20 hrs

US Ambassador to Pakistan, Richard Olson, has said drone strikes in Pakistan would continue until terror havens in the tribal areas of the country are eliminated.

Olson added that the US respects Pakistan's integrity and will not leave Pakistan alone, reports The Nation.

Olson also stressed the need for easing Pak-India border tension through talks.

He said the US had been helping Pakistan overcome energy crisis plaguing the country.

He added that under the Coalition Support Fund, 1.8 billion dollars were given to Pakistan while the US would continue imparting military training and modern equipment to Islamabad.

Pakistan's relations with the US have improved over the months, Olson said. (ANI)

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