ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Saturday categorically said that the drone attacks must stop as they were violating the country’s sovereignty and international laws.
“Drone attacks must stop. We have protested many a time. This is simply unacceptable,” he commented in a meeting with German Foreign Minister Dr Guldo Westerwelle who called on the prime minister along with a six-member delegation at the Prime Minister’s House.
During the meeting, the German Foreign Minister discussed with Sharif bilateral relations as well as the prevailing regional situation.
He conveyed his best wishes and on behalf of German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the prime minister.
Nawaz Sharif said Pakistan regarded Germany as a close friend and as the prime minister it would be his endeavor to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.
He hoped that Pakistan would benefit from the technological advancement and economic development of Germany.