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    US Rejects Demands to vacate Pakistan drone base  :      Information Clearing House: ICH

    US Rejects Demands to vacate Pakistan drone base  :      Information Clearing House: ICH
July 01, 2011 "Dawn" - -The United States is rejecting demands from Pakistani officials that American personnel abandon a military base used by the CIA to stage drone strikes against suspected militants, U.S. officials told Reuters.

U.S. personnel have not left the remote Pakistani military installation known as Shamsi Air Base and there is no plan for them to do so, said a U.S. official familiar with the matter, who asked for anonymity to discuss sensitive material.

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