September 27th, 2010
09:55 AM ET

Pakistan: NATO choppers breached U.N. rules

Pakistan strongly protested Monday against NATO helicopter incursions into its territory from Afghanistan, calling them "a clear violation and breach" of the United Nations rules for foreign forces in Afghanistan.

NATO helicopters have chased insurgents into Pakistan at least twice in the past few days, the International Security Assistance Force acknowledged Monday.

That is not allowed, Pakistan's Foreign Ministry said in a strongly worded statement.

The United Nations "mandate terminates/finishes at the Afghanistan border. There are no agreed hot pursuit rules," the ministry said.

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  1. Shelly Jo

    Why cant people worry about something more pleasent. We all have enough problem to deal with. Damn I wish some people would grow up, you all sound like a bunch of kids. (hes got my G.I. Joe and wont give it back). Waaahhhh.

    September 28, 2010 at 9:35 am | Report abuse |
  2. phil

    Pancho, I wasn't "dissing" Mexicans. I was using how we view our own border in contast with how we view Pakistans. Jim (click)

    September 28, 2010 at 9:36 am | Report abuse |
  3. phil

    Hey USA, maybe if you honored your treaty with the Taliban to allow your trooos to enter afghanistan and hunt down binLaden, whom you hired to fight the Soviets. But noooo, you let binLaden go and began hunting down the Taliban instead.

    September 28, 2010 at 9:44 am | Report abuse |
  4. Jeannie

    I am a very worried mother of a Marine. His unit was sent to Pakistan as part of an emergency relief effort. Sit here and talk smack if you want to. I have a dog in this fight and he, along with the other members of his group, is doing an honorable job.

    September 28, 2010 at 12:28 pm | Report abuse |
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