US to designate Haqqani network as terrorist group

ByREUTERS
September 7, 2012 15:54

VLADIVOSTOCK, Russia - The United States will designate the Pakistan-based Haqqani network, accused of some high-profile attacks, as a terrorist group, the US State Department said on Friday.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has signed a report to Congress saying the network met criteria for a terrorist designation, the department said.

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