Pakistan, Algeria Agree to Fight Terrorism

Published June 8th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Pakistan and Algeria have agreed to work on signing of an extradition treaty and trying to find out ways and means to fight against terrorism, reported The Associated Press Wednesday.  

According to an official handout, the agreement was reached in Karachi during a meeting between special envoy of Algerian president Abdul Aziz Bouteflika, Ahmed Attef, and Pakistani federal minister of interior, Moinuddin Haider, AP said.  

During the meeting Haider told Attef that "Pakistan was all out to cooperate with Algeria in combating terrorism and that it would not allow anybody to use its soil to destabilize any country." 

AP added that talks between the two sides tackled other areas, including further bilateral cooperation in the fields of security and drug smuggling -  


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