| GEO Pakistan|
| NATO expresses concern over Swat Shariah treaty|
| Updated at: 1801 PST, Tuesday, February 17, 2009|
BRUSSELS: NATO on Tuesday expressed concern after the NWFP government signed a pact with Sufi Muhammad, chief of TNSM, to introduce Islamic law in the northwestern Swat valley in a bid to take the steam out of a Taliban uprising there.
"We would all be concerned by a situation in which extremists would have safe haven," NATO spokesman James Appathurai told a news briefing. "It is certainly reason for
NATO heads an international force battling Taliban militants in Pakistan's neighbour Afghanistan.