Pak Government will not tolerate hot pursuitSeptember 9th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Sep 9 (ANI): The government will not put up with any hot pursuit inside Pakistani territory, Leader of the House Raza Rabbani told the Senate.
Responding to concerns voiced by Jamaat-e-Islami Senator Professor Khursheed Ahmed, Rabbani said there was no ambiguity in the governments policy on the war on terror, and it would not tolerate attacks against the countrys territorial integrity.
We have a clear policy that no one will be allowed to violate our territorial, political and economic sovereignty, he added.
Earlier, Khursheed had said that two contradictory statements by Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar and Interior Adviser Rehman Malik had been reported in the media regarding the suspension of supplies to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) troops in Afghanistan .
Khursheed said one statement had said the supply was suspended indefinitely, whereas the other said it was a temporary delay.
Khursheed said NATO forces had carried out another missile attack in Miranshah on Monday that had resulted in the deaths of seven people, including three women, the Daily Times reported. (ANI)
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