Indo-Pak Affairs

Appropriate number of army deployed at Western border: Zardari

WASHINGTON: President Asif Ali Zardari has said that an appropriate number of army has been deployed at the western borders of the country. At a meeting with the members of Editorial Board of Washington Post, he said if required, government will consider sending of more troops there.

He said army at the western border is capable to meet any eventuality. He said there is no need to withdraw troops from eastern borders as India has deployed four time more troops. To a question, the President said Pakistan wants to have good relations with its neighbours particularly India and hoped that after the elections, an elected government in India will respect our gesture.

The President said the drone attacks are against our sovereignty and US should transfer this technology to Pakistan. NNI

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