A total of 17 civilians, including 12 children, died in a NATO-led air strike in the country`s Kunar province earlier this month, an investigation team established by Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has found.
US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter has said America regrets the Salala check post incident.
Rehman said the apology over the Salala border post incident was important to help move the bilateral relationship forward, Dawn News reported Tuesday.
Pakistan has refused to budge from its position seeking a US apology for a NATO air strike that killed 24 of its soldiers last year.
Afghan authorities say an airstrike by the US-led NATO coalition has killed eight members of a family in Afghanistan.
Pakistan foreign office spokesperson Abdul Basit admitted
that its relations with the US remained tense.
The US is willing to offer solatia payments to the families of Pakistani soldiers killed in a cross-border NATO strike last month.
Both the US and NATO investigation reported that the US-led NATO forces
acted in self-defence after being fired upon.
The US accepts responsibility
for the mistakes of the "tragic" cross-border NATO strike in
The US is willing to offer solatia payments to the families of Pakistani soldiers killed in a cross-border
NATO strike last month.
Pakistan has barred the passage of NATO supplies through the country and decided to boycott the Bonn conference in Germany.
Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Friday called for a comprehensive review of Pakistan`s cooperation with the US following the NATO strike.
Pakistan responded angrily to NATO strike on two military border posts by closing all NATO supply routes and asking the US to vacate Shamsi airbase.
The White House has ruled out President offering formal condolences to Pakistan over the killing of its 24 soldiers in a NATO strike.
The murky details of the Saturday airstrike have complicated matters even more, said a leading American daily.
Jamaat-e-Islami leader Farid Ahmed Paracha said jihad is the only solution for all types of terrorism.
An American official said the Pakistan-US friendship was based on people-to-people relationship.
Reports earlier claimed NATO strike in Tripoli on May 01 killed Saif al-Arab.
NATO aircraft blasted an oil terminal in a key eastern city at nightfall on Sunday.
The 11 imams were reportedly killed when they gathered early Friday in Brega.
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