Daily Archives: April 22, 2014

Canada taking right position on Pakistan

Canada and NATO have spent the last dozen years fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan, when the more dangerous enemy was the country next door — Pakistan.


Tarek Fatah nThe letter by Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird was refreshing in its lucidity and demonstrated clarity, not common in this era of political correctness, where ambiguity passes for diplomatic-speak.

He wrote to a group of exiled Baloch students in Europe:

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Canada expresses concern over extrajudicial killing in Balochistan

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Canada’s Foreign Office writes back to BSO-Azad, expresses concern about extrajudicial killings in Balochistan

TORONTO: Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr.  has expressed concern over forced disappearances and extrajudicial killings in Balochistan. In a letter to Baloch Students Organization – Azad (BSO-A), Mr. John Baird expressed deep concern over Balochistan humanitarian situation and urged Pakistani authorities to respect their international human rights obligations.

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