July 1, 2013

Pakistan Assures British PM of Afghan Peace Talks

MENAFN | Monday 1st July, 2013 | (MENAFN - Arab News) Pakistan assured Britain's visiting prime minister yesterday that it would promote peace efforts in neighboring Afghanistan as the West pushes for talks with the Taleban ahead of NATO's withdrawal. David Cameron's talks in Islamabad were conducted as three attacks in northwest Pakistan killed at least 44 people, underscoring the militant violence plaguing both sides of the Afghan border. His two-day visit to Afghanistan and Pakistan was part of a Western push to end a 12-year Taleban insurgency after recent efforts to start peace talks collapsed in ignominy...

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