Publish dateFriday 7 October 2022 - 13:22
Story Code : 259446
American drones monitor Afghanistan using Pakistani skies
In an interview, the former head of the Central Asia Department of the National Security Council of the United States, while referring to the passage of his country's drones over Pakistan's skies to monitor Afghanistan, has considered it important to carry out reconnaissance and anti-terrorist operations of these weapons and stated that the U.S. drones continuously pass through Pakistan's airspace. and continue patrolling and operations in Afghanistan.
Afghan Voice Agency (AVA): Lisa Curtis, the former head of the Central Asia Department of the American National Security Council, said in her latest interview with the Voice of America that anti-terrorist operations in Afghanistan are carried out using Pakistan's airspace.
He added: "America's unmanned aircraft pass through Pakistan's airspace without interruption and continue their patrolling and operations in Afghanistan. This issue is very important for America, especially to eliminate Ayman al-Zawahiri by the same aircraft that flew from the airspace. had crossed Pakistan, it was used."
Ms. Curtis considered Pakistan's permission to use the US's soil as important.
This is despite the fact that earlier Mullah Muhammad Yaqub Mujahid, the Acting Minister of Defense of the caretaker government of Afghanistan, also said that he has reliable evidence that American drones are entering Afghanistan's airspace by crossing Pakistan's territory.
Mujahid asked Islamabad not to allow his country's airspace to be used against Afghanistan, but; On the other hand, Pakistan called these statements of Maulawi Yaqoub undiplomatic and a false accusation.
In response to Maulvi Yaqoob's statement, Pakistan's Foreign Ministry asked Kabul to stop making such accusations.
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