ISLAMABAD: ISAF commander General John Allen has offered a “personal apology” over Salala attack that left 24 Pakistani soldiers killed, a British website reported on Tuesday.
According to the report, General Allen, who recently met Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani this week, personally apologised over the incident.
The website, quoting a senior military official, saying that General Kayani appreciated the apology, but declared it insufficient.
Kayani, according to the source, made it clear to General Allen that the issue was not between two armies, rather between the two governments, and its solution lay in those corridors.
The source added that the meeting between General Allen and General Kayani took place in the Foreign Office in the presence of other officers on the insistence of the latter. Generally the two Generals have held talks at the army headquarters in Rawalpindi.
The items discuessed in the meeting covered the nato supply routes and drone strikes. All matters discussed in those meetings would be put before the Cabinet’s defence committee, which met in Islamabad on Tuesday.