Brown to press Pak to allow US troops to hunt Taliban, al Qaeda militants

September 12th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI  


London , Sep 12 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said that he would press Pakistan to allow US and NATO troops in Afghanistan to take a new approach in the hunt for Taliban and al Qaeda-linked militants.

Addressing a news conference, Brown said he would talk to President Asif Ali Zardari to draw up a revised strategy to halt the flow of militants across the border.

US President George W Bush and Brown also discussed the strategy on Afghanistan in a video conference call.

We are trying to prevent cross-border terrorism, the Daily Times quoted Brown, as saying. (ANI)

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