Foreign Office summons US ambassador over Abbottabad operation

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Pakistan’s Foreign workplace (FO), on Thursday, summoned the US ambassador to the country to protest the raid conducted by US forces in Abbottabad, DawnNews reported on Thursday.

Ambassador Cameron Munter was summoned to the FO as Pakistan determined to formally lodge a protest, 10 days later, against the operation conducted by US forces to kill Osama bin Laden.

Munter was reportedly told by Foreign Affairs Secretary Salman Bashir that the US operation on Pakistan’s soil was an attack on the country’s security and sovereignty.

Lodging a criticism with the US ambassador, Bashir said Pakistan ‘will not tolerate’ any such operation or violation of its airspace within the future, sources told DawnNews.

While he termed the death of bin Laden a hit, Bashir said Pakistan ought to are taken into confidence on the operation.

Meanwhile, the US ambassador underlined the necessity of improved relations between the 2 countries however demanded a clarification on the al Qaeda leader’s presence in Abbottabad.

The violation of Pakistani airspace was regretted by Munter, who went on to mention that the act was inevitable to capture the world’s preferred terrorist.

Pakistan’s reservations, the ambassador said, would be conveyed to the US administrations.

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