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Pak-Afghan cross-border attacks can damage relations: Gilani

August 28, 2011

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Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani — File photo

LAHORE: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Sunday said that the possibility of foreign elements involved in the situation in Karachi and Balochistan can not be ignored, DawnNews reported.

Speaking to the media in Lahore, the prime minister said that the Afghan government has been informed about the cross-border attack. He said that such attacks can severely damage relations and trust between the two countries.

Gilani said that the terrorism in Pakistan is a result of the Afghan war. He said that the security agencies were fulfilling their responsibilities well.

While talking about the abduction of Shahbaz Taseer, Gilani said that he will be visiting the Taseer family today and will help the provincial government in securing Taseer’s release.