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Defense Minister: Pakistan has nuclear arms, can defend borders against NATO

Posted by seumasach on December 6, 2011

Global Research

5th December, 2011

ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar said here on Sunday that Pakistan has the capability to defend and protect the sovereignty of the country.

Talking to a private television channel, he said that Pakistan as a nuclear state has full capability to defend and safeguard its territorial integrity and sovereignty. Replying to a question regarding Nato attacks, he said that Pakistan is a responsible state and its sovereignty must be respected at all costs.

He said that decisions were taken in consultation with all the stakeholders. Replying to another question regarding any misadventure, Mukhtar said that Pakistan has the right to safeguard its territorial borders and sovereignty.

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