Posts tagged as: Salala

Cross-border incursion: Salala post attacked – this time by militants

PESHAWAR / GHALANAI:  Over six months after it was struck by US warplanes, the Salala border post came under attack again on Monday – this time from Taliban insurgents. Hordes of militants, armed with heavy weapons, attacked the Salala post, in the Baizai sub-division of Mohmand Agency, late Monday night, security officials told The Express […]

US should apologise for Salala cross-border attack: Pakistan

CHICAGO: Islamabad has taken the first step by working towards restoring NATO supply routes and now Washington should apologise over Salala cross-border strikes that caused closure of the routes and end its drone attacks in Pakistan to help rebuild the relationship, Ambassador to the US Sherry Rehman advocated on Sunday.The envoy wrote in The Chicago […]

Salala air raid: US noncommittal on formal apology

WASHINGTON:  The United States is still noncommittal on a Pakistani demand for a formal apology on the killing of two dozen Pakistani troops in last year’s air raid on border posts in Mohmand Agency. Acting Assistant Defence Secretary George Little said on Tuesday that Washington expressed deep regret and offered condolences on the killing of […]

Pakistan wants to move beyond Salala incident: Khar

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan wants to move beyond the Salala incident and improve ties with the US, said Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar on Monday. “We want to play a role of a facilitator as far as peace and stability in Afghanistan is concerned,” she said, adding that Pakistan has never charged its War on Terror allies for […]

Tripartite commission: Top commanders discuss Salala raid, NATO routes

ISLAMABAD:  Top military commanders from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nato met on Sunday to discuss contentious issues, almost six months after a deadly US air raid killed 24 Pakistani soldiers in Mohmand Agency which had put the Pak-US ties in a tailspin. The Rawalpindi huddle was significant as it came only days before a key Nato […]

Tripartite commission: Top commanders discuss Salala raid, NATO routes

ISLAMABAD:  Top military commanders from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nato met on Sunday to discuss contentious issues, almost six months after a deadly US air raid killed 24 Pakistani soldiers in Mohmand Agency which had put the Pak-US ties in a tailspin. The Rawalpindi huddle was significant as it came only days before a key Nato […]

US should apologise for Salala attack: Defence Minister Mukhtar

ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar said on Thursday that the US had made a mistake and should apologise for the Salala attack in which Islamabad News Sources

Pak, US generals hold first talks after Salala

ISLAMABAD: Visiting US generals on Wednesday held the first talks in months with Pakistan’s top military leaders in a further sign that the troubled alliance between the two countries is getting back on track.The visit by General James Mattis, the head of US Central Command, and General John Allen, the US commander of NATO troops […]

Pak, US generals hold first talks after Salala

ISLAMABAD: Visiting US generals on Wednesday held the first talks in months with Pakistan’s top military leaders in a further sign that the troubled alliance between the two countries is getting back on track.The visit by General James Mattis, the head of US Central Command, and General John Allen, the US commander of NATO troops […]

US unlikely to punish Salala attackers

WASHINGTON, March 25: The US military is not planning to discipline any of its forces over a cross-border skirmish last year that left 24 Pakistani soldiers dead and plunged Washington-Islamabad ties to their lowest point in years, an American military official said on Saturday. Islamabad News Sources

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