Mon, Dec 24, 2012 - Page 4 News List

Top Pakistani general signals desire for talks

Reuters, WANA, Pakistan

“As a nation we are passing through a defining phase,” Kayani said. “We are critically looking at the mistakes made in the past and trying to set the course for a better future.”

Kayani ordered Pakistan’s biggest offensive against the militants in 2009, pouring 40,000 troops into South Waziristan in a bid to decisively tip the balance against the growing challenge they posed to the state.

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