Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Clinton calls on Pakistan President Zardari

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called on President Asif Ali Zardari here on Monday to discuss the way forward in the Pakistan-US ties. The two discussed the bilateral relations and reviewed recent positive developments in the relationship, including the opening of the Ground Lines of Communications for the Nato supplies to Afghanistan through Pakistan.

The meeting was held here on the sidelines of the 67th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.

The president and Secretary Clinton discussed the situation in Afghanistan and how Pakistan and the United States could cooperate in helping bring peace and stability in that country. President Zardari assured Secretary Clinton that Pakistan was prepared to do everything in its power to help an Afghan-owned and Afghan-led reconciliation process in Afghanistan.


The Pakistan president also took the opportunity to express the deep dismay of the people of Pakistan over the blasphemous video. He said, “One or two insane persons should not be allowed to endanger the world peace in the garb of freedom of expression.”

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