Pakistan summons US ambassador over killing of citizens
hussain | September 3, 2008 at 01:50 pmby
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday lodged strong protest over the incident of Angoor Adda near the country’s border with Afghanistan which claimed 20 innocent lives.After the incident, Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry summoned US Ambassador Anne W Patterson and vehemently condemned the attack of coalition forces on a village near Angoor Adda inside Pakistan and termed it a gross violation of Pakistan’s territory. Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir held a half-hour meeting with the US ambassador during which he strongly denounced the action of allied forces on Pakistan soil. It was made clear to the ambassador that this kind of action could affect the cooperation being extended by Pakistan to the US in its war on terror. The US ambassador reportedly said she would convey Pakistan’s reaction to the US government.