Pak delegation to US seeks support for safety of its nuke arsenal

December 4th, 2007 - 1:13 pm ICT by admin  

Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): A Pakistan delegation, which is visiting the US has sought the Bush Administrations help in preventing its nuke arsenal from falling into the hands of religious extremists.

According to the Dawn, three special envoy envoys Nasim Ashraf, Mohammad Ali Saif and Kashmala Tariq have been sent by the Musharraf regime to convince the US that they should continue supporting Pakistan as they did before the imposition of emergency on November 3.

The arrival of the delegation coincided with US media reporting that the current political instability in Pakistan has created doubts about Islamabads ability to guard its nuclear weapons.

The delegation that arrived on a image repair campaign of the Musharraf regime has been scathingly criticised at the Asia Society, New York.

The Pakistan Mission to the UN had, however, advised the Pakistan Government against sending such a delegation to the US at a time when things were already easing up at home. Similar advice was also sent from London, but Islamabad thought otherwise. (ANI)

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