Air strikes inside Pak carried out on flawed CIA intelligence

September 20th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI  

Islamabad , Sep 20 (ANI): A report presented to President Asif Ali Zardari has suggested that the recent air strikes in tribal areas by US forces had been carried out on the basis of wrong CIA intelligence, and that no high-value targets had been hit in these attacks.

President Zardari is reported to have said that national sovereignty would get precedence over everything else and it would not be compromised.

According to sources, he made the statement while discussing important national and international issues with Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani who had called on him at the Presidents House here on Friday.

The sources said the leaders discussed issues against the background of violations of the countrys borders by US forces which had the UN mandate to conduct operations against terrorists inside Afghanistan .

They agreed on a government strategy to deal with the situation, Dawn reported.

According to an official handout, important domestic and global matters came under discussion.

The sources said the meeting also discussed the situation along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, the presidents US visit and economic matters. (ANI)

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