PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Pervez Khattak on Tuesday called for NATO supplies passing through the country to be halted, till such a time the federal government can convene a meeting to address the issue of drone strikes.
In his letter to the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Khattak said that the province was "inundated with anger" at the Hangu drone strike on November 21 which killed six people and injured eight others. He said that as an elected representatives of the people, the government should ensure that the police doesn't harm the people who are protesting against the drone strikes.
Titled "Violation of Sovereignty" in Pakistan, Khattak's letter added that a federal meeting along the lines of an All Parties' Conference needed to be called to make progress on the issue.
He said that until such time, transportation of all Nato supplies to and from from Afghanistan should be blocked.
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