U.S. pressing to reopen key supply route into Pakistan
October 6th, 2010
09:39 AM ET

U.S. pressing to reopen key supply route into Pakistan

U.S. military operations in Afghanistan could continue to be fully supplied even if Pakistan refuses to open a major border post blocking hundreds of fuel tankers, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

But the United States is hoping to resolve the matter and reopen the route soon.

"We have been given indications that we are making progress on that front and hope to have the gate reopened as soon as possible," said Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell.
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