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At Request Of Islamabad, British Military Advisers Sent Home

June 27 2011

United Kingdom

The United Kingdom has pulled a team of British military advisers from Pakistan who had been sent to train Pakistani Frontier Corps paramilitary troops, RTT News reports.

The 18-man British team was sent to the southern province of Baluchistan at the request of the Pakistani government, officials said.

The government in Islamabad requested the withdrawal -- said to be temporary -- due to "security concerns," the U.K. Defense Ministry said.

Relations between Pakistan and the...

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