ISLAMABAD: The US drone strike focusing on Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour not just undermined relations with Pakistan, it likewise influenced the continuous Afghan peace process, Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz told Senate on Thursday.

Aziz dispersed the thought that the administration wanted to stay quiet on the assault.

“The feeling that we are noiseless on this issue is not right… the imperative thing is the automaton assault in Noshki influenced Pak-US relations and peace process in Afghanistan,” he said.

Aziz elucidated that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif were promptly educated about the strike.

— Additional reporting by Reuters