AFPAK policy has NATO’s backing: Obama

April 12th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI  

Barack Obama Washington, Apr.12 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has said that the revamped policy for Pakistan and Afghanistan is positively backed by all the US NATO allies.

Reffering to his last week’s meeting with the NATO allies in Strasbourg, Obama said all the ally countries has shown their unity for the new policies.

“It was heartening that our NATO allies united in Strasbourg behind our strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and contributed important resources to support our effort there,” Obama said.

Obama, in his regular radio address, urged all the countries to fill the gap of distrust among them, and fight together against extremism, nuclear proliferation, and economic crisis.

“These are challenges that no single nation, no matter how powerful, can confront alone.We can’t afford to let walls of mistrust stand. Instead, we have to find and build on, our mutual interests,” Dawn quoted Obama, as saying.

“We live in a dangerous world, and we must be strong and vigilant in the face of these threats,” he added. (ANI)

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