New rules of engagement approved over ties with US

ISLAMABAD: The top military and political leadership of the country on Wednesday approved recommendations over new rules of engagement with the Nato and the US, DawnNews reported.

The recommendations will be tabled in the joint session of the parliament on March 17.

The high level meeting at the Presidency was attended by Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, Army Chief General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani and leaders of coalition partners of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) among others.

The military leadership briefed the meeting over Nato supply and vowed to fully implement the recommendations over national integrity and sovereignty after their approval by the parliament.

The military and the political leadership declared that the national interests will not be compromised at any cost.

It was also decided in the meeting that the parliament will hold the right to amend recommendations on the national integrity. The decision of reopening Nato supply line will only be taken by the parliament, decided in the meeting.

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