Pakistan's Sharif Says He Urged Obama To End Drone Strikes

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Reuters
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Wednesday he urged President Barack Obama to end drone strikes in Pakistan, touching on a sore subject in relations between the two countries.

U.S. President Obama waves after a meeting with Pakistan's PM Sharif at the White House in Washington

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Wednesday he urged President Barack Obama to end drone strikes in Pakistan, touching on a sore subject in relations between the two countries.

"I also brought up the issue of drones in our meeting, emphasizing the need to end ... such strikes" Sharif told reporters after meeting with Obama in the Oval Office.