Tag: Offensive

Pakistan plays down US demand for NWA offensive

Pakistan on Thursday played down the US demand for a military offensive against militants in the tribal North Waziristan Agency, saying any decision on the vital issue would be taken keeping in view the country's own interests.
Addressing a weekly press briefing, Foreign Office spokesman Abdul Basit said, "We have our own strategy to deal with militancy and terrorism and will do whatever will in our own national interest."
Asked about the US demands for a