Posts tagged as: Salala check-post

Thousands of protesters march towards Afghan border against resumption of NATO routes

Condemning the government’s decision to resume NATO supply-line into Afghanistan, thousands of charged activists marched towards the Afghan border. Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), a leading right-winger party and active member of the Difa-e-Pakistan Counsel (DPC) organized the march, demanding blockage of supply line into Afghanistan. JI chief Syed Munawwarul Hasan while addressing the rally said that the […]

US looking continual of democracy in Pakistan; says Cameron Munter

Cameron Munter, the outgoing US ambassador has said that the Obama administration led by was keenly interested in continual of democracy in Pakistan. While speaking to the state TV channel, the American envoy said both Washington and Islamabad wanted to work together and build people-to-people contacts. He desired that more tourists from the United States […]

Sherry Rehman terms drone attacks completely counterproductive

Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States Sherry Rehman has said that Islamabad wasn’t given any go-ahead to the US for launching drone strikes on its territory after the expression of apology uttered by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the killing of 24 Pakistani troops. During an interview with CNN, the Pakistani envoy termed the […]

Resumption of NATO supply in interests of Islamabad, Kabul: Hina Rabbani Khar

Terming the resumption of NATO supply-line not only in the interest of Islamabad but also Kabul, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said that the stability in the region was interlinked. While interviewing, she was of the opinion that peaceful Afghanistan was in the interest of the country. She observed, “The fundamental cause leading to difficulties […]

US drone attacks kill 21 in North Waziristan Agency

At least 21 people have been killed in a triple US drone strike on a compound in North Waziristan Agency on late Friday, the northwest region of the country bordering with Afghanistan. According to the officials, three unmanned US planes hurled a total of six missiles on Datta Khel village, the main town of the […]

Sherry Rehman insists United States for an appropriate apology

Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States Sherry Rehman has sought great appreciation of the Pakistani perspective on the fight against terrorism, calling on American administration for an appropriate apology over the Salala check-post incident. The Pakistani envoy while addressing a conference urged the US to respect Pakistan’s sovereignty and an end to attacks by unmanned […]

US optimistic about resumption of NATO supply-line

The United States is quite optimistic about resumption of land route for NATO forces battling in Afghanistan, saying they can get a positive answer from Islamabad. Pentagon spokesperson George Little while speaking to the media said, “. It’s important to note though that we do continue dialogue through ODRP (Office of Defence Representative) in Islamabad. […]

ISAF Commanders welcomes Pakistan’s indication to resume NATO supplies

General John Allen, International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Commander in Afghanistan on Wednesday termed Pakistan’s indication on resumption of NATO supplies as encouraging and positive. He, however, clarified that their mission was not affected by the blockade of land route for NATO forces. Welcoming the signals given by Pakistan’s cabinet on restoration of NATO supplies, […]

Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar backs reopening of NATO routes

In quite an unprecedented move, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar delivered some interesting sound bites on Pakistan’s ties with United States and allied forces battling in Afghanistan. Despite her short tenure as foreign minister, she has already developed a striking ability to answer queries without answering them, which is quality of brilliant politicians. While interacting […]

Cameron Munter likely to be replaced with Richard Oslo

Cameron Munter, the US ambassador to Pakistan, is likely to be replaced with Richard Oslo in the upcoming summer season after the former refused to take extension for another term. According to the media reports, Cameron Munter will quit his post in the coming summer. The US is mulling to appoint Richard Oslo, who has […]

Troika meets to review ties with United States

The top political and military brass put their heads together to find out for the way ahead in stalled dialogue process with the United States for resetting bilateral ties, but it failed to bring any positive outcome. The deadlock on resuming relations with the United States lies on two different fronts, between Islamabad and Washington […]

US-Pak talks fail to break the stalemate

In quite an optimistic move, Pakistan and the United States after a five-month suspension resumed formal bilateral talks on Thursday. However, the two states could not make any development in ending the impasse over the restoration of blocked NATO supply-line owing to American’s refusal to offer unconditional public apology over the November strikes by its […]


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