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Afghanistan-Pakistan border incident

Foreign Secretary expresses his condolences following loss of life on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border on 26 November

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The Pakistan Foreign Minister, Hina Rabbani Khar, called the Foreign Secretary on Saturday 26 November. The Foreign Secretary expressed his deep condolences to the families, armed forces and people of Pakistan for the loss of life that took place on the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan earlier that day. He assured Foreign Minister Rabbani Khar that the UK supports a full investigation into the circumstances of this incident. It is more important than ever that all parties do their utmost to improve mutual peace and security, which will be to the benefit of all the countries in the region.

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Published 29 November 2011