Pakistan today vowed to not let foreign forces enter its territory a day after US president George Bush said he would order American military action inside this Islamic nation if Osama bin Laden was found to be hiding there.
Bush told CNN that he would authorise military action inside Pakistan if intelligence indicated that al-Qaida leader bin Laden or other top terrorists were in hiding.
Pakistani foreign ministry spokeswoman Tasnim Aslam declined to respond directly to Bush’s remarks, but reiterated president General Pervez Musharraf’s recent rejection of any foreign military forces stepping foot in this Asian nation.
“Any terrorist action to be taken inside Pakistani territory would be taken by Pakistan,” Aslam said.
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