Blair visits Pakistan for talks on terrorism

By
November 19, 2006 04:41

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Sunday was to meet with Pakistan President Gen. Pervez Musharraf for talks expected to focus on stemming the flow of Islamic militants traveling between their countries and tackling a bloody Taliban resurgence in neighboring Afghanistan. Blair, who landed in the capital, Islamabad, late Saturday, was also expected to agree to increase funding for a plan to promote moderate teaching in Pakistan's religious schools, and discuss efforts on intelligence sharing. A senior official at Britain's Foreign Office said this week that hundreds of people were traveling between Pakistan and Britain each year to relay messages and raise funds on behalf of groups planning terror attacks. Dozens head to Pakistan's border region with Afghanistan to attend terrorist training camps, the official said. The leaders hoped to discuss problems policing the porous Pakistan-Afghan border and the role of British troops in the southern Afghan province of Helmand, where more than 30 soldiers have been killed since June in a fierce escalation of violence.

Related Content

July 22, 2018
Accused Russian agent Butina met with Stanley Fischer

By REUTERS