Pakistan Conveys Strong Concern on Cross-border Attack by Militants in Dir


Islamabad: The Foreign Secretary has conveyed to the Ambassador of Afghanistan strong concern on the cross-border attack launched from the territory of Afghanistan in Dir by some 300-400 militants who attacked villages and burnt schools.

The Foreign Secretary stressed the need for stern action by the Afghan Army, US and NATO/ISAF forces in the area against militants and their hideouts in Afghanistan and against organizational support for the militants.

Pakistan’s concerns are also being brought to the attention of the US and NATO.

For more information, contact:
Syed Haider Ali Jafri
Personal Secretary
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Pakistan
Tel: +9251 921 0335 and 9056604

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