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Pakistan pitches weight behind war against IS

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  30 Nov 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Birgu (Malta), November 29: Pakistan regards the Islamic State militant group as a terrorist organisation and supports intertiol efforts to counter the threats posed by it, Prime Minister waz Sharif has said at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting here, media reported on Sunday. In an informal interaction with other heads of government in Malta during CHOGM that focused on violent extremism, Sustaible Development Goals and migration, the prime minister conveyed Pakistan’s strong condemtion of terrorist activities whether committed by individuals, groups or states resulting in violence or threat of violence.
Sharif apprised other leaders that Pakistan was also cooperating with the intertiol community to deal with militancy and fully implemented the UN Security Council sanction regimes against terrorism. The meeting was joined by heads of government, including Malta’s Joseph Muscat, Britain’s David Cameron, Cada’s Justin Trudeau, Australia’s Malcolm Turnbull, French President Francois Hollande, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirise and other representatives from 53 member states. (IANS)

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