Pakistan demands an immediate end to US drone strikes

North AmericaPakistan demands an immediate end to US drone strikes

NEW YORK: Pakistan has demanded an immediate end to US drone attacks on its territory as these are in violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty and international law.

The demand was made by Pakistan’s permanent representative at the United Nations Masood Khan while commenting on a report of UN special rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism Emerson.

   

Masood Khan said Pakistan never approved drone strikes on its territory resulting in civilian casualties. He pointed out that drone strikes are in violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty and international law.

Pakistan’s envoy said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif also raised this issue with President Barack Obama in his recent visit to the United States.

Masood Khan said Pakistan hopes that United States would response to this urgent call and stop the drone attacks. He also urged the UN Rapporteur to make strongly recommendations to help enforce a more stringent‚ prohibitive regimen for use of drones to save civilian lives.

Must read

Recent News

US’s sanction on entities supplying items to Pakistan’s missile program concerning: PTI

0
Urges govt to bring facts about US’s move before nation forthwith Vows any attempt to endanger national security, defense intolerableISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf...

Pakistan envoy attends Opening Ceremony of 41st Weifang International Kite Festival

0
WIFANG, China: Pakistan’s Ambassador to China Khalil Hashmi attended the Opening Ceremony of the 41st Weifang International Kite Festival held in Weifang on April...

Passing Out Parade of Cadets held at PMA Kakul

0
The Passing Out Parade of Cadets of 149th PMA Long Course, 14th Mujahid Course, 68th Integrated Course and 23rd Lady Cadet Course was held...

Aurangzeb meets AIIB President & IFC Managing Director in Washington DC

0
WASHINGTON DC: The Finance Minister Muhammad Aurangzeb met with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) President Jin Liqun on the sidelines of the World...

USD to PKR: USD Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today – 20 April 2024

0
The US Dollar (USD) was being bought and sold at Rs 277.6 and Rs 280.35 in the Open Market against the Pakistani Rupee (PKR)...
Advertisement