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Pakistan army vows peace amid tensions with India

Pakistan's military chief on Thursday vowed to maintain peace and security in the region, after the Mumbai attacks heightened tensions with nuclear armed rival India.

world Updated: Dec 04, 2008 17:07 IST

Pakistan's military chief on Thursday vowed to maintain peace and security in the region, after the Mumbai attacks heightened tensions with nuclear armed rival India.

The pledge came as the chief of the army staff General Ashfaq Kayani, addressed a meeting of top military commanders in the garrison city of Rawalpindi, near the capital Islamabad, an official statement said.

Kayani said Pakistan army vows peace amid tensions with India the "Pakistan Army stood for peace and security," according to the statement, which was released after the meeting.