jecht8 wrote:> If the group claiming responsibility is Deccan Mujahadeen...why do
> we have reason to believe otherwise (as in the media's attempts to
> link the group back to Pakistan)?
jecht8 wrote:> Don't terrorist groups want attention? Why do they embark on these
> attacks if not to gain media and awareness to their group/cause?
> New Delhi: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that his
> heart bleeds for the people of India in the wake of the Mumbai
> Terror attacks. He said that Pakistan will cooperate fully with
> all investigations and will punish anyone found guilty in
> CNN-IBN’S Karan Thapar spoke to the Pakistani President.
> Karan Thapar: President Zardari, how do you respond to the
> terrorist strike in Mumbai which has killed perhaps as many as 200
> people and left several 100 injured?
> Asif Ali Zardari: I am appalled, I am hurt, I am bleeding. Your
> wound brings attention to my wound, it is also very recent. I
> stand with the people of India. I stand with the leadership of
> India. I am sorry that you are going through this. I can see this
> on the TV. Today's infotech brings all the pain to us in our
> bedrooms, in our homes.
> Karan Thapar: Yesterday the Indian PM spoke with you, spoke with
> your PM, and he indicated the sort of evidence India has which
> suggests some sort of connection to Pakistan. Can you assure the
> Indian people that Pakistan will do everything it can to
> investigate and enquire into these connections so that we get to
> the bottom of this matter?
> Asif Ali Zardari: As the President of Pakistan, let me assure you
> that if any evidence points towards any individual or group in my
> part of the country, I will take the strictest of action in the
> light of the evidence and in front of the world.
> Karan Thapar: So you are saying that you will co-operate with any
> investigation or enquiry whatsoever without any hesitation?
> Asif Ali Zardari: Without any hesitation whatsoever, no matter
> where it may lead.
> Karan Thapar: On Friday, it was announced in Islamabad that the
> Director General (DG) of the ISI will be coming to India. We
> believe overnight that decision may have been reversed, and you
> may have changed your mind, what is the position?
> Asif Ali ZardariNo Karan, there was a miscommunique, we had
> announced that a Director would come from the ISI, because it's
> too early for the DGs to meet at the moment. Let the evidence come
> to light, let the investigation take its course, then perhaps the
> DGs could meet.
> Karan Thapar:So you are saying at the moment a Director of the
> ISI will come - is that right?
> Asif Ali Zardari: Yes, that is what I was requested by Manmohan
> Singh and that was what was agreed between us.
> Karan Thapar: But you also said a moment ago that a DG could come
> later on, you don't rule out that possibility?
> Asif Ali Zardari: I do not rule out the possibility of
> cooperation between the highest echelons of the intelligence
> Karan Thapar: Which includes the DG if need be?
> Asif Ali Zardari: Which would include the DGs.
> Karan Thapar:There are many things that you have said that are
> very reassuring to the Indian people . There were things that you
> said on Saturday at the HT summit which got a lot of applause and
> praise in India, but people raise one question, they say Asif Ali
> Zardari has the right intentions, he says the right things, can he
> and will he deliver on his assurances and promises? How do you
> answer that concern?
> Asif Ali Zardari: Sir I'll deliver because I stand by my people. I
> am delivering for Pakistan, I am delivering for the existence of
> Pakistan. I have a personal threat, I have a threat from the same
> forces. They may not be the same individuals but they are
> definitely the same forces and the same mindset, so I am not
> standing to appease any other people. I am trying to save my own
> nation. My country and the future of my children, so therefore I
> am as committed as can be.
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