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Pakistan Reopens Supply Lines As Clinton Apologizes For Airstrikes

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said today that Pakistan will reopen key supply lines into Afghanistan after closing them in response to a deadly a U.S. airstrike last November that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers. Clinton apologized for the incident, saying in a conversation with the Pakistani Foreign Minister that she “once again reiterated our deepest regrets for the tragic incident in Salala last November. … We are committed to working closely with Pakistan and Afghanistan to prevent this from ever happening again.” The Pakistanis said that it would no longer charge a transit fee for each truck carrying NATO supplies.

Nina Liss-Schultz

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