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Pakistan recalls troops from border posts

By Rob Crilly, Islamabad and Ben Farmer in Kabul

Islamabad has already closed its borders to Nato supply convoys in protest and withdrawn from a Bonn conference to discuss the future of Afghanistan.

A US investigation into the incident is due to report on December 23.

Officials in Pakistan say an American major passed incorrect coordinates to his Pakistani counterpart for the air strike, an account which is not being disputed by American officers.

Major General Athar Abbas, Pakistan’s military spokesman, said the decision to recall officers from the joint border posts was not intended as a protest. …

Read more » telegraph.co.uk