Pakistan has no tie-up with US over drone attacks: Musharraf

February 15th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS  

Pervez MusharrafIslamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf has said that his government had not inked any agreement with the US over drone attacks on Pakistan, Online reported.

Musharraf said: “Increase in terrorism and extremism is influencing people towards Al-Qaeda and Talibanisation. We have to control terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.”

He told mediapersons here Saturday that terrorism and extremism were big challenges for Pakistan.

Musharraf said that elimination of terrorism and extremism was not only necessary for the development and progress of Pakistan but was also inevitable for the durable peace in the region.

To a query, he said that presently, he had no intention to join politics.

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