Will wait for Pak Parliament review to be over: US
The US has said it would wait for the outcome of the Pakistani parliamentary committee review of the nature of relationship between the two countries.
Washington: The US has said it would wait for
the outcome of the Pakistani parliamentary committee review of
the nature of relationship between the two countries, and
insisted that it is unlikely go beyond the deep regret which
it expressed for the November 26 incident.
"I believe that the Parliamentary review is still ongoing,
so we`ll wait and see the outcome of that," the State
Department spokesman Mark Toner told reporters at a news
briefing here yesterday.
Toner said that it is unaware of fresh conditions being
imposed on the US.
He was responding to questions on news reports that the
Defense Coordination Committee of the Pakistan cabinet in a
meeting has demanded an apology and they are specifically
going to put some new taxes and custom clearance mechanism in
Peshawar for NATO supplies.
"I`m not aware of the customs regulations regarding NATO
supplies. The parliamentary review is still ongoing, so we`ll
wait and see the outcome of that," Toner said.
"We have been very clear since this report was done
following the November 26th incident, expressing our regret,
our condolences, our sympathies to the Pakistani people,
pledging to work more cooperatively with the Pakistani
military to ensure that these kinds of incidents don`t happen
in the future," the official noted.