Zardari ‘hurt’ by Cameron’s anti-Pak ‘terror export’ tirade

August 7th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI  

David Cameron London, Aug.7 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that British Prime Minister David Cameron’s accusation of Islamabad promoting terrorism has ‘hurt’ him personally, as his wife, Benazir Bhutto, had succumbed to extremism as well.

In an interview with The Times, Zardari said Cameron’s jibe against Pakistan questioned his own credentials.

“Everybody is sensitive, as we have lost so many people, including my late wife. So to have your credentials questioned does hurt sometimes. No matter how brave you are, it hurts,” Zardari said.

The comments came just hours after Zardari met Cameron and supposedly patched up the row which emanated following the British Prime Minister’s remarks against Pakistan during his India trip.

Zardari described his meeting with Cameron at the Chequers, the British Prime Minister’s residence in north London, as “very good, very nice”.

“Politicians can always come together and find a light in all darknesses,” Zardari said.

During the meeting Cameron promised Pakistan 35 million dollars in emergency help as the country struggles with devastating floods. (ANI)

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