Saturday, January 20, 2007

US' presidential envoy likely to defuse Pak-Afghan tension

KABUL, Jan 18 (Pajhwok Afghan News): Senator Hillary Clinton, head of the delegation, expressed concern over the widening gaps between Afghanistan and Pakistan, the two close allies of the United States, and said the two countries needed to work together to defeat the "resurgent" Taliban and al-Qaeda. -- "I discussed with both President Karzai and President Musharraf whether a high-level United States envoy on a continuing basis would be helpful, and they both expressed a positive reaction," said the former first lady.


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