Saturday, May 14, 2011

Pakistan may cut Nato's Afghan supply line after Osama bin Laden and subsequent US drone killing

Senior Pakistani politicians vow to review ties to America after discord over drone attacks and assassination of al-Qaida leader.

Condemning the 2 May, 2011 raid on bin Laden's house in Abbottabad, 35 miles northeast of Islamabad, as a "violation of Pakistan's sovereignty", parliament voted unanimously to review the country's terms of engagement with Washington.

In feisty speeches lawmakers warned against further "unilateral action", including CIA drone strikes, and urged the government to consider cutting the Nato supply line that runs from Karachi to Afghanistan through the Khyber Pass and Balochistan

Pakistan may cut Nato's Afghan supply line after Osama bin Laden killing | World news | guardian.co.uk


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