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Karzai stresses joint efforts against terror

Karzai stresses joint efforts against terror

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May 07, 2013 - 17:34

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday condemned an attack on the election campaign of Jamiat Ulemainfo-icon-i-Islam (JUI-F) party in Pakistaninfo-icon, the Presidential Palace said.

During a telephone conversation with JUI-F leader Maulana Fazlur Rahman, Karzai denounced Monday’s blast in Kurram Agency of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Twenty-three people were killed and 30 others wounded in the bomb attack on the public meeting of Munir Orakzai, a former lawmaker and JUI-F candidate.

Calling terrorism the enemy of humanity, Karzai explained the scourge had affected peoples on both sides of the Afghanistaninfo-icon-Pakistan border, a statement from his office said.

Stressing urgent steps to combat terrorism, Karzai hoped Pakistan would honestly cooperate with his country in eliminating the threat from the region.

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