Australian PM calls for calm between India, Pakistan

November 30th, 2008 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS  

Canberra, Nov 30 (Xinhua) Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Sunday called for calm between India and Pakistan following the terrorist attacks in Mumbai for which New Delhi has blamed “some elements in Pakistan”.”What is called (for) is calm between Islamabad and New Delhi in what could be a very difficult period ahead,” he said in a statement.

Rudd said terrorism was the enemy of all civilised people.

“And our challenge is to work with all of our friends, allies and partners in the world to tackle the scourge — its causes, as well as its ugliest manifestations, which we have seen most recently in this great city Mumbai,” he said.

Two Australians were killed and four injured in the attacks.

Authorities have confirmed the safety of 84 Australians who were in the vicinity of the areas directly affected in the attacks.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Posted in World |