Pakistan shows reservations over UN report on Bhutto's assassination

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The Pakistani government has expressed reservations over the UN probe report on Benazir Bhutto' s assassination, local media reported Tuesday.

According to ARY News, the reservations were revealed by a 36- page letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon from Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi.

The foreign minister expressed reservations over some parts of the report and not the report as a whole, the report said.

The letter said that the UN probe team did not interview the foreign persons named by the government of Pakistan.

Qureshi has affirmed that he has written a letter to the United Nations and will not speak further on the issue.

UN report regarding Bhutto's assassination was presented by the world body in April. Bhutto, the two-time prime minister of Pakistan and wife of the incumbent President Asif Ali Zardari, was slain in 2007 when she was on an election campaign in the garrison city Rawalpindi, adjacent to the capital Islamabad.

After coming into power, Bhutto's party, the Pakistan People's Party, requested the United nations to investigate her killing.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:张茜)

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