Pak pulls out of a trilateral meeting with Afghan
Islamabad: Pakistan says it will not attend the next round of talks with the United States and Afghanistan in protest over an especially deadly American missile attack.
A foreign office ministry statement says Pakistan will not attend the trilateral talks proposed by the United States for Brussels on March 26. Pakistan had been scheduled to send its deputy foreign minister to the meeting.
The US Embassy declined comment because it was not aware any meeting had been proposed.
Friday`s cancellation is a sign of rising tensions between Islamabad and Washington. They were already high over the case of an American CIA contractor who shot and killed two Pakistanis but was freed this week.
Pakistan said around 36 people died in Thursday`s strike in North Waziristan.
Download the all new Zee News app for Android and iOS to stay up to date with latest headlines and news stories in Politics, Entertainment, Sports, Technology, Business and much more from India and around the world.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Watch: ISIS terrorist blown into pieces while bragging about his previous victory
- Trinamool Congress activist was part of Pak ISI spy ring?
- WATCH: Pakistan vs England, 3rd T20: Complete highlights
- SP leader Azam Khan stirs fresh controversy, says RSS leaders are homosexuals
- Priyanka Chopra’s sex scene from ‘Quantico’ goes viral – Watch video