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Government allow Us to use air space for drone attack in Afghanistan? asks Fawad

Senior Manager at PTI and former information minister Fawad Chaudhry. – APP/File

ISLAMABAD: One day after ISPR gave its clarification over case, PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday asked government allowed the United States (USA) use its airspace for drone strike that killed al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in Afghanistan in a few days back.

The day before CEO of ISPR Major General Babar Iftikhar commented on rumors about use of Pakistan air space in about the drone strike that killed al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, saying that “there is no doubt about on in use of Pakistani land in Zawahiri killing.

However, today on On his Twitter account, Fawad Chaudhry wrote: “The question is not whether Pakistani land was used. for Afghan drone attack the question is whether permission was granted for Pakistani airspace will be used.”

US killed Zawahiri with a missile fired from a drone while it was standing still on balcony in his hideout in Kabul on On Sunday, US officials said in Biggest hit on militants since the US Navy SEAL shooting dead Osama bin Laden more than a decade ago.

But senior PTI leader demanded up-to-date ministries issue Official statement in answer to his question current the comments were “incomprehensible”.

Speaking to Geo News a day earlier, the ISPR Director General said: “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued clear statement regarding Ayman Al-Zawahiri. It is not possible for the land of Pakistan to be used for it”, adding that inappropriate comments made without any evidence.

In his weekly press briefing in Islamabad Foreign Ministry spokesman Asim Iftikhar Ahmad vehemently denied reports of the use of Pakistani airspace. for US drone strike.

“There is no proof of this action was taken using pakistan airspace so this is what i can [say]”, he said at a press briefing.

Earlier this week, the Taliban announced that government did not have information about al-Qaeda leader “going in and living” in capital city Kabul and warned the US never to repeat attack on Afghan land.

” government and management didn’t know of what is claimed and no trace,” said Suhail Shaheen, the appointed Taliban representative to the UN. who based in Doha said in statement.

“Now an audit is underway to establish out about veracity of lawsuit,” he said, adding that results of investigation will be published.

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