Pak condemns 'illegal, unacceptable' drone attacks in Waziristan

Last Updated: Sat, Jan 05, 2013 09:10 hrs

The Pakistani government has condemning the latest drone attacks in South Waziristan's tribal region, calling it illegal, counterproductive, unacceptable act that violates its territorial integrity.

Foreign Office spokesman Moazam Ali Khan said that Pakistan wants to resolve the issue of drone attacks through bilateral talks with the United States.

He said that the issue of drone attacks had been raised at the highest level with the American leadership as Pakistan always condemned these attacks, the Daily Times reports.

Khan also said that the American leadership understood Pakistan's position and concern on the drone attacks and hoped that the matter be resolved through bilateral means.

According to the paper, when asked to confirm the report of killing of Mullah Nazir in the recent drone attacks, Khan said that he was not in a position to verify this information. (ANI)

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