Jun 09, 2012, 02.52 PM | Source: Reuters
PAKISTAN-USA-PANETTA:Pakistan rejects Panetta's comments on militant safe havens
"We feel that the Secretary of Defense is oversimplifying some of the very complex issues we are all dealing with in our efforts against extremism and terrorism," Pakistan's Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Panetta said on Thursday that stabilisation efforts in Afghanistan would remain difficult as long as militants had safe havens in Pakistan.
(Writing by Qasim Nauman; Editing by Daniel Magnowski)