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Pakistan holds border talks after deadly US attack
Pakistan holds border talks with NATO, Afghans to improve cooperation after deadly US attack
By The Associated Press

ISLAMABAD (AP) ' The Pakistani army says it is holding a meeting with NATO and Afghan forces to improve coordination along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.

The meeting Wednesday seems to be a sign of thawing relations following American airstrikes that accidentally killed 24 Pakistani soldiers at two Afghan border posts on Nov. 26.

Pakistan retaliated by closing its border to supplies meant for NATO troops in Afghanistan and by kicking the U.S. out of a base used by American drones.

The Pakistani army rejected a U.S. investigation into the airstrikes. The probe concluded that mistakes were made on both sides and blamed Pakistani troops for triggering the incident by firing at coalition forces.

Both sides have said better coordination along the border is needed.

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