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Pakistan PM Sharif calls for an end to drone strikes

Speaking before parliament as Pakistan's new Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif calls for an end to U.S. drone strikes aimed at militants. (SOUNDBITE) (Urdu) PAKISTAN PRIME MINISTER NAWAZ SHARIF SAYING: "This daily business of drones has to stop immediately. Other countries must respect our sovereignty as we respect their sovereignty." Ousted in a bloodless military coup in 1999, Sharif won enough seats in the May 11 general elections for his Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz party to operate without a coalition. The 63-year-old was formally elected in parliament with an overwhelming majority. (SOUNDBITE) (English) SPEAKER OF NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, SARDAR AYAZ SADIQ, WHILE MAKING ANNOUNCEMENT, SAYING: "Honourable Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif sahib has secured 244 votes. Accordingly, Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif sahib is declared to have been elected as the prime minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan." Chanting supporters outside parliament hold up a lion,

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