Gilani urges EU to treat Pak at par with India

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Islamabad, Feb.14 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has urged the European Union (EU) to treat Pakistan at par with India.

During a meeting with EU Ambassadors comprising the envoys of Sweden and Spain, Gilani said the Pakistan should also get access to the same civil nuclear technology that India has.

Gilani emphasised that the European Union must realize that its relations with Pakistan are to be developed on a stand-alone basis and not for the reasons of Pakistan's contiguity with Afghanistan.

The ambassadors briefed Gilani on EU's action plan on Pakistan as approved by the EU's External Relation Council at the end of October 2009, The Dawn reports.

The EU ambassadors assured that it would help also Pakistan build the capacity of its law enforcement agencies. (ANI)

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