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John Kerry pledges early end to Pakistan drone strikes

BBC.co.uk [1]
August 2, 2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry has concluded a visit to Pakistan by pledging to end drone strikes against militants “very, very soon”.

Correspondents say his comments are intended as a message to ease anti-American resentment in strategically important Pakistan.

On Thursday Mr Kerry agreed to resume high-level talks over security issues.

The talks were stalled after 24 Pakistani soldiers were killed by the US on the Afghan border in 2011.

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