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US-Pakistan tensions deepen as Obama snubs Zardari at NATO summit | guardian.co.uk

Obama expresses frustration with Pakistan over its refusal to open up Nato supply routes in protest over US drone attacks

The rift between the US and Pakistan deepened on Monday as the Nato summit in Chicago broke up without a deal on Afghanistan supply routes.

Barack Obama, at a press conference to wind up the summit, made no attempt to conceal his exasperation, issuing a pointed warning to Pakistan it was in its wider interest to work with the US to avoid being “consumed” by extremists.

Seldom in recent years have the tensions between Washington and Islamabad been on public show to the extent as at the Chicago, overshadowing the two-day Nato summit.

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