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Musharraf accuses India again

In a meeting with US President Bush, the General accused India for spear-heading violence in Balochistan.

india Updated: Mar 07, 2006 12:59 IST
Indo-Asian News Service
Indo-Asian News Service

Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on Saturday pointed an accusing finger at India for the recent violence in Balochistan during his one-to-one meeting with US President George Bush, Online news agency reported.

Musharraf provided proof of involvement in the Balochistan violence of an Indian consulate in Afghanistan, the agency said quoting sources.

The two leaders discussed matters of bilateral interests, the war against terrorism, the Kashmir issue, Pakistan-India dialogue and the present situation in Afghanistan.

According to sources, Musharraf told Bush that the Indian consulate in Afghanistan was involved in recent cases of violence in Balochistan and India had sent 300 commandos lately to the consulate, which was a matter of grave concern for Pakistan.

He said no infiltration was taking place from Pakistan into Afghanistan.

Musharraf also told the US president that Pakistan would oppose any military strike against Iran and wanted Tehran's nuclear issue to be settled through dialogue.

First Published: Mar 07, 2006 12:59 IST