Lahore, Sep.30 (ANI): Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani has said Islamabad would not allow US drones to carry out strikes in Balochistan.
Kayani, who was attending the 28th Tripartite Commission, which consists of senior military representatives from Pakistan and Afghanistan, told the military leaders that Pakistan does not support the US view regarding the targeting of militants inside Pakistan's boundary.
General Kayani also met General Stanley A. McChrystal, the top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, and Afghan Army Chief General Bismullah Khan at the function.
General McChrystal, had recently warned that the Afghan insurgency was being fanned by Taliban leaders based in Pakistan and are linked with Al Qaeda and other violent extremist groups.
"Al-Qaeda and other extremist movements 'based in Pakistan channel foreign fighters, suicide bombers, and technical assistance into Afghanistan', and offer ideological motivation, training, and financial support," General McChrystal claimed. (ANI)