Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has described the U.S. military operation which culminated Monday in the death of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan “great victory” cons “terrorism” . Pakistan has confirmed that Osama bin Laden was killed during a raid “directly” by U.S. forces on the ground as Washington’s commitment to kill or capture n ‘where in the world.
In a statement, the Pakistani Foreign Ministry also recognizes that the death of the leader of al-Qaida is “inflicted a major blow to terrorist organizations around the world” and “illustrates the resolution of the international community, including Pakistan, to combat and eliminate terrorism” . An official of the administration in Washington has given assurances that Pakistani authorities were not notified before the start of the operation.Hamid Karzai called on the Taliban to lay down arms
“The fact that Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan proves that the war against terrorism must be waged against its bases and sources, which are not in Afghanistan” , has said Monday the Afghan President Hamid Karzai. Afghan President Hamid Karzai invited Taliban on Monday to learn of the death of Osama bin Laden and to refrain from fighting. Hamid Karzai has described the death of al Qaeda leader killed in U.S. raid in Pakistan, “important news” . “The Taliban must learn. The Taliban should refrain from combat” , the Afghan president said in a televised address.
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dead near Islamabad’s leader of Al Qaeda said that Pakistan offers “sanctuary” to terrorists, said Monday the Indian Minister of Interior. “We note with great concern the part of the statement in which Obama said that the operation in which Osama bin Laden was killed took place in Abbottabad, deep down inside Pakistan ‘ , Palaniappan Chidambaram said in a statement.
“This underscores our concern that terrorists belonging to different organizations find sanctuary in Pakistan” , said Minister of India. “We believe that the perpetrators of Bombay, including organizers and advisors who have launched terrorist attacks, continue to find refuge in Pakistan” , said the minister, renewed his call to Islamabad to stop “persons whose names were forwarded to the Pakistani Minister of Interior (…)”. From 26 to 29 November 2008, a commando of ten heavily armed men had brought death into luxury hotels, a tourist restaurant, the main train station and a Jewish center in Bombay, which killed 166 and injured over 300.
In a separate release, the Indian Foreign Minister, SM Krishna, said that the death of bin Laden was “a historic development and a stage victory in the global war against the forces of terrorism” . After the Mumbai attacks, relations between India and Pakistan, two rival countries of South Asia who were opposed in three wars since their independence in 1947 concomitantly, had suddenly tense and peace process, begun in 2004, had been discontinued. The two countries recently agreed to resume formal dialogue.