NATO Afghan supply lines operational: U.S. embassy

20:40, August 12, 2010      

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The U.S. embassy in Pakistan Thursday denied reports that NATO supply lines to Afghanistan had been cut due to the devastating floods in the country.

The embassy spokesman said NATO supply lines are open and continue to operate.

While there have been slower transit times for the flow of NATO cargo to Afghanistan as a result of Pakistan's flooding, there has been no significant impact on ISAF operations or NATO supply routes, he said.

Local daily The News reported that the supply line for Afghanistan-based NATO forces, which has been cut because of devastating floods in Pakistan, may not be restored shortly.

Quoting a Taliban commander, the newspaper said that the NATO supply line through Pakistan has been cut because of devastating floods.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:王寒露)

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