Cameron and Zardari meeting – PM To strengthen ties between Pakistan


Following David Cameron’s recent remarks about Pakistan exporting terror made during his recent visit to India (where he accused Pakistan of  ‘looking both ways’ on terrorism) and following demoonstration in the streets of Karachi; the Prime Minister today signed a joint statement with Pakistans President Asif Ali Zardari to increase co-operation between both countries.

A Statement from  No. 10 Downing Street has just been released today.

"The Prime Minister and Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari
have pledged to increase cooperation between the UK and Pakistan on
economic development, security and cultural issues.

In a joint statement issued after bilateral talks at Chequers, the PM
and President Zardari stressed the importance of ensuring a “strong,
stable, secure and economically prosperous Pakistan” and of tackling
security issues at both the global and regional levels. The Prime
Minister also acknowledged the sacrifices made by Pakistani military and
enforcement agencies in combating extremism. " Read more: PM and Zardari agree to strengthen ties

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