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Pak: Not to handover any national found involved in 26/11

Pak: Not to handover any national found involved in 26/11
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First Published: Sun, Jan 11 2009. 05 21 PM IST
Updated: Sun, Jan 11 2009. 05 21 PM IST
Karachi: Pakistan is conducting its own probe into the evidence received from India on Mumbai attacks but no Pakistani national found to be involved in the incident will be handed over to any other country, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said on Sunday.
“We are conducting our own investigation and once we have completed it, we will bring the findings before the people,” Gilani said, adding that the evidence provided by India was being examined by investigators.
“We have our own laws and we will take action according to them. We want to assure everyone that we will not allow our soil to be used for terrorism,” the premier told reporters on the sidelines of a function in Sukkur district in southern Sindh province.
He made it clear that any Pakistani national found to be involved in the Mumbai attacks will not be handed over to any other country.
Pakistan is taking action against terrorists and terror groups and this will continue, he added.
He also said Indian politicians should “mend their ways” as their statements were stoking tensions.
Earlier, in his address at the inauguration of Sangi Cadet College in Sukkur, Gilani said Pakistan does not want tensions in the region.
The armed forces, government and people are united to face any eventuality and to defend the country, he said.
“No one can dare cast an evil eye at the country,” Gilani said. “I want to assure you that this government will complete its five-year term and solve the problems of the country,” he said amid reports of differences between him and President Asif Ali Zardari.
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First Published: Sun, Jan 11 2009. 05 21 PM IST
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