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Pakistan restore NATO supply line

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has decided to restore NATO supply line on the written assurance given by NATO of not violating Pakistan’s territory in future after which containers and oil tankers parked near Torkham border have started crossing the boundary into Afghanistan.

Supply has been restored after three-day secret trilateral talks among Pak-American and NATO defence and diplomatic officials. Pakistan raises the issues of rise in payments using Pakistan’s routes and beefing up the security for NATO oil tankers, demanding assurances from NATO authorities not to violate countries sovergnity in future, on which officials of NATO representatives responded positively.

Pakistan has stopped the NATO supply via Torkham border after NATO helicopters hit Pakistan’s check post violating the airspace. Joint committee investigated the incident and confirmation that airspace had been violated, American and NATO authorities apologized to Pakistani people that help in resuming the supply.



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