Iran, China should join global war on terror: Zardari

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Islamabad, Jan.3 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has appealed to both Iran and China to join the global war on terror.

Talking to special envoy of Iran Gholam Hossein Nozari who called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr on Saturday, Zardari said he was concerned about the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the Gaza Strip, and that there was a need for the international community to step in and halt the violence that has claimed over 430 lives so far.

Zardari told Nozari that the menace of terrorism in the region was all-encompassing, and therefore, there was a need for adopting a regional approach to counter it. He said that with Iran and China's help, the monster of terrorism could be effectively tackled.

Nozari said that Iran is keen to go ahead with the gas pipeline project involving Pakistan and India to further economic cooperation.(ANI)

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