President Asif Ali Zardari held a meeting with US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson on Monday where he stressed that Washington should review its policy on the war on terror, reported Express News.
The president reiterated that drone attacks in Pakistan are proving to be counter-productive and leaves all the efforts done by the government meaningless.
He also called for Pakistan’s stance on drone strikes to be accepted by the US. However, he reassured the ambassador that Pakistan would continue its role in the war on terror as an important ally.
Pakistan wants to have relations with the US based on trust, respect and mutual interest, he maintained.
The president also condemned cross-border shelling carried out by the Afghan Army and said that infiltration from Afghanistan should be stopped.
Olson also assured the president that the US accepted Pakistan’s role in the war and hoped that cooperation between the two countries would continue.
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