US Drone Strikes Regrettable, Must Stop: Pak Army Chief

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Pakistan on Wednesday reiterated its stand that US drone strikes within its territory were a threat to the sovereignty and security of the country and must stop.
 2016_6$largeimg201_Jun_2016_144659133Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif made the comment while speaking informally to the media after attending President Mamnoon Hussain’s address to a joint session of Parliament, along with the chiefs of navy and the air force.
 The army chief’s comment came days after Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansoor was killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan’s Balochistan province.
 The Pakistan government has earlier described the US drone strike as a violation of its sovereignty.(Agencies)

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