Skip to comments.Pakistan seeks Afghanistan’s help for Waziristan offensive
Posted on 06/17/2014 5:48:57 AM PDT by huldah1776
Pakistans Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has called on Afghan President Hamid Karzai to seal the common borders between Afghanistan and Pakistan in order to blcok the escape of pro-Taliban forces from military operations.
Tasnim Aslam, spokeswoman for Pakistans Foreign Office said the request was made during a telephone call by Prime Minister Nawaz with president Karzai on Monday night.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called Hamid Karzai last night to request him for the closure of Afghan border to avoid exit of militants to Afghanistan from Pakistan during the military offensive, Aslam quoted by AFP said.
She also added that military officials of Pakistan had previously demanded from Kabul to take action to eradicate the hideouts of the Pakistani pro-Taliban militants across the border in Afghanistan.
A major military operation involving the air force, artillery fire, and ground troops was launched by Pakistani army against the militants in North Waziristan on Sunday.
The operation was launched following a raid by the pro-Taliban militants on Karachis Jinnah International Airport on June 8, in which 37 people were killed.
Despite sporadic offensives by the Pakistani army, the pro-Taliban militants have carried out numerous attacks against security forces as well as civilians in Pakistan, and have managed to spread their influence in various regions of the country.
Well, maybe when the new president of Afghanistan moves in. India wants to keep the channels open, too.
That is the region where the Taliban were dug in since the beginning. They started coming into Afghanistan and Osama told them to go back and wait until he needs them.
Nothing will stop the drug traffic.
THE SPICE MUST FLOW!
At this point, I’m just wondering when Asscrackistan and Buttholeistan are going to jump in and make a REAL mess of things...