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Waqar Abro Monday, November 28, 2011 11:23 PM

Zardari rejects UAE request to review Shamsi airbase resolve
 
ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari has refused a request by the United Arab Emirates to review Pakistan's decision of telling the US to vacate the Shamsi airbase within 15 days, Geo News reported.

According to sources, UAE's foreign minister met President Asif Ali Zardari on Monday and requested to review Pakistan's decision to vacate Shamsi airbase.

President Zardari refused UAE's request and said that he could not change the decision of Defence Committee of the Cabinet, sources said.

At least 24 Pakistani soldiers embraced martyrdom and scores others sustained injuries in NATO attack on check posts near Afghan border on Saturday.


The Defence Committee of the Cabinet had decided to close NATO supply lines with immediate effect and ordered the US to vacate the Shamsi Airbase within 15 days.

Source : [url=http://www.geo.tv/GeoDetail.aspx?ID=27527]Zardari rejects UAE request to review Shamsi airbase resolve[/url]


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