Pakistan funded Mujahideen in Kashmir says Obama

July 28th, 2008 - 10:27 pm ICT by ANI  

Barack Obama

New York , July 28 (ANI): United States Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama has said that Pakistan in some cases funded the Mujahideen in Kashmir .

He said this in an interview to the Wall Street Journal published in New York on Monday.

Obama said that such efforts are counterproductive for Islamabad .

He further added that Pakistan ‘’s help to Mujahideen continues to be a constant instigator of tension between Islamabad and New Delhi .

When asked about the forthcoming talks between Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and US President George W. Bush in Washington , Obama said the US must emphasise the importance of closing down terrorist camps. (ANI)

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