“Pakistan must not promote the export of terror,” says Cameron

British PM sends a message to Pakistan from the U.S. and the UK

In a speech to Indian business leaders in Bangalore, David Cameron, the prime minister of Britain, suggested that he was close to agreeing with the Indian assertion that the authorities in Pakistan have a hand in exporting terrorism. “We cannot tolerate in any sense the idea that this country is allowed to look both ways and is able, in any way, to promote the export of terror, whether to India or whether to Afghanistan or anywhere else in the world…it is not right to have any relationship with groups that are promoting terror.” This speech comes just after the leak of thousands of war logs, many of which contain references to the support of the Taliban by Pakistan’s ISI intelligence agency. When asked whether Pakistan exports terrorism, Cameron said: “It is well documented that that has been the case in the past and it is an issue that we have to make sure that the Pakistan authorities are not looking two ways.”


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