Pak orders US to vacate shamsi airbase by Dec 11

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Islamabad, Dec 1: The government of Pakistan has ordered the US to vacate the Shamsi airbase in Balochistan province by Dec 11. The airbase which was used to launch drone attacks, was directed to be vacated following a NATO airstrike that left 24 Pakistani soldiers dead.

Pakistan Prime Minister Yosuf Raja Gilani said, "The US will vacate the airbase by Dec 11." He further said that Pakistan had sent a formal letter to the US to vacate the airbase.

Moreover, Islamabad has stopped the passage of NATO supplies through the country to protest the NATO attack. Pakistan has also decided not to attend next week's Bonn Conference for talks on the future of Afghanistan.

Afghanistan President Karzari said that Afghan soil was used for attack on Pakistan further clarifying that Afghanistan was not involved in it.

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