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UN Sec Gen talks to PM on Mumbai carnage

delhi Updated: Dec 03, 2008 12:48 IST

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UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has called up Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and agreed on the need for "full cooperation" by all to ensure that the perpetrators of Mumbai terror strikes are brought to justice.

Ban expressed determination to provide a lead role for the UN in dealing with the global menace of terrorism.

Condemning the terror attack in Mumbai, the Secretary General expressed his deepest sympathies to the families of those killed and wounded in the three-day-long attacks.

During the telephonic talk, Ban and Singh agreed that it was critical to bring the perpetrators of the carnage to justice and that all should fully cooperate in this effort, the UN Information Centre said here.

Ban commended the courage and resilience shown by the government and people of India, it said.