Zardari urges world powers to defuse India-Pakistan tensions

January 11th, 2009 - 6:12 am ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistan’s President Asif Ali Zardari has appealed to the world powers to come forward and play their role towards easing tensions between Pakistan and India, GEO TV reported.Speaking at a dinner reception hosted in honour of the foreign ambassadors Saturday, President Zardari expressed concern that prevailing India-Pakistan tensions could sabotage efforts being made for bringing stability and peace in the region.

He stressed the international community to take stock of the challenges being faced by Pakistan and the ground realities.

He reiterated the government’s stand that no compromise of any kind would be made with the terrorists.

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