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Thursday, January 14, 2010

Afghan soil being used against Pakistan: DG ISI

Afghan soil being used against Pakistan: DG ISI

Source: Dawn News

KARACHI: Director General ISI Ahmad Shuja Pasha said on Tuesday that Afghan soil is being used for terrorist activities in Pakistan, adding that peace cannot be established in Pakistan unless infiltration from Afghan border is stopped.
Pasha's statement came in the backdrop of increased US pressure to launch a parallel operation in North Waziristan.
Briefing the parliamentary committee on national security, the DG said that the drug mafia in Afghanistan is supporting terrorists who are creating unrest within Pakistan.
According to reports, the committee members believe that the Pak-Afghan border should be fenced and movement across the border should be strictly monitored.
The members also called for the need to enhance security along the Pak-Afghan border.
After the meeting, Senator Raza Rabbani the chairman of the Parliamentary committee on national security briefed the media during which he informed that the committee members condemned the screening of Pakistani citizens at US airports, terming it a 'violation of international Human Rights Declarations.

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