U.S. drone strikes counterproductive: Edward Corrigan

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has called on the US to immediately end its "unlawful" and "counterproductive" assassination drone strikes in her country.

The foreign minister made the statement in an interview with Press TV, after arriving in the Iranian capital Tehran for the 16th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM).

The killing of Pakistani civilians, including women and children, in drone strikes has strained relations between Islamabad and Washington, prompting Pakistani officials to send warnings to the US administration over the assaults.

The UN and the Pakistani government have condemned the US use of combat drones as a blatant violation of international law.

Washington claims that the unmanned aircraft target militants and their strongholds, but victims of such attacks have been predominantly civilians.

Press TV has conducted an interview with Edward Corrigan, international lawyer from London, Ontario, to further discuss the issue.

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