PARIS (Reuters) - Pakistan denied on Friday that it had an agreement with the US under which it could request that Washington send surveillance drones over part of its territory to gather intelligence on Taliban there. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi denied that any such agreement existed. There is no agreement. If there was an agreement, why would we be protesting against violations of our sovereignty? he told reporters when asked about the US officials remarks. We have an intelligence-sharing arrangement that has been working successfully, he said. When asked if the agreement included flying drones into Pakistani airspace, he said: No. We are in the process of the transfer of this (drone) technology to Pakistan, Qureshi said. told a news conference, saying Pakistan wanted to operate drones itself. We feel we are capable of handling this technology. Our armed forces are sophisticated enough to handle this technology, he said.