White House wants new Pak President to fight terror

September 6th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington , Sept 6 (ANI): As PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardrai is all set to win todays Pakistan presidential poll, the White House has said that it expected the winner to cooperate in the fight against terrorism.

A White House spokesman said that Washington would continue to work with the next Pakistan President and would also like to have his co-operation in its ongoing global war-on-terror.

Well continue to work with them, we need to have their cooperation, The News quoted spokeswoman Dana Perino as saying when asked about bilateral relations should front-runner Asif Ali Zardari win the presidential vote.

Speaking to reporters in Washinhgton last evening, Perino said: One of the reasons that Zardari will become the president is because unfortunately his wife was killed by terrorists, so they have a mutual interest in trying to go after terrorists. (ANI)

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