Islamabad: Prime Minister Yousf Raza Gilani on Wednesday said Pakistan wanted new rules of engagement with the US that guarantees respect to the country's sovereignty and assurance of "no Abbottabad-like unilateral action in future".

Besides guaranteeing Pakistan's sovereignty and ensuring that there are no unilateral actions, the US must share "credible and actionable information" so that Pakistan can take action against militants, Gilani said.

The Prime Minister further said US drone attacks, which cause collateral damage, "must be stopped as these were grossly detrimental to the government's efforts to isolate the terrorists from local population".

"Pakistan wanted new rules of engagement with the United States with a guarantee to respect the country's sovereignty and assurance of 'no Abbottabad-like unilateral action in future'," a news agency quoted Gilani as saying.

Gilani made the remarks while addressing a meeting of Afghan and Pakistani parliamentarians at the Prime Minister's House.

The Abbottabad operation was in reference to the unilateral raid by US commandos on May 2 that killed al-Qaeda's then chief Osama bin Laden right in the heart of Pakistan.

The premier had ordered a sweeping review of Pakistan's relations with the US and NATO after a cross-border NATO air strike killed 24 Pakistani soldiers last month.

The government has sought recommendations from top diplomats and a parliamentary panel so that new terms of engagement with the US can be formulated.

Pakistan responded to the air strike by closing all NATO supply routes and forcing the US to vacate Shamsi airbase, which was reportedly used by CIA-operated drones.

It also boycotted the Bonn Conference on Afghanistan.

(Agencies)