Pakistan assures probe into Indian Embassy bombing

August 2nd, 2008 - 10:51 pm ICT by ANI  

Manmohan Singh

By Naveen Kapoor

Colombo, August 2 (ANI): Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Saturday assured Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that Pakistan will investigate the bombing of Indian Embassy in Kabul.

PM Manmohan Singh met Pakistan PM Gilani on the sidelines of th eSouth Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit on Saturday. The meeting between the two leaders lasted around 45-minutes.

Pakistani Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi said, Tomorrow I will be meeting Afghan President Hamid Karzai on whose country this attack has taken place if he gives us some evidence of ISIs involvement we will look into the matter.

It’’s been almost a month when Kabul blast took [place on July 7 in which sixty people including an Indian diplomat and a defense attache was killed.

India and Afghanistan has blamed Pakistani intelligence agency ISI for the carnage and it has become a bone of contention between the two neighbours.

In fact both India and Pakistan have made veiled attacks on Pakistan for fomenting terrorism in the region.

Afghan President has even categorically said that the terrorists are getting sanctuaries in Pakistan whereas Dr. Manmohan Singh has termed terrorism as the biggest enemy of progress and stability in the SAARC region. (ANI)

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