US again presses Pak to work with India to diffuse tension

January 3rd, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI  

Islamabad, Jan.3 (ANI): The United States has once again asked Pakistan to work together with India to reduce the rising tension between the two countries.
US Ambassador in Pakistan, Anne W Patterson has said that it is in the interest of both Pakistan and India to work together to defuse heightened tension and co-operate against terrorism.
Patterson also asked Pakistan to co-operate with India in the Mumbai terror attack probe.
The US has been encouraging closer co-operation between India and Pakistan to trace the terrorists involved in the Mumbai attacks, the Daily Times quoted US embassy spokesman Lou Fintor, as saying.
Assuring Pakistans full support to India in the Mumbai attack investigations, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari told Patterson that Pakistan has no aggressive designs and will extend complete co-operation to India in the wake of the Mumbai terrorist attacks. (ANI)

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