Pakistan: Pelosi, Musharraf discuss terrorism

The leader of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, met Pakistan's president for talks on topics including Afghanistan and cooperation in countering terrorism, officials said. Pelosi and her congressional delegation touched down in the capital, Islamabad, on Saturday afternoon and met with President Gen. Pervez Musharraf at his office at Army House. While neither Pelosi nor Musharraf made any public comment after the meeting, Pakistan's Foreign Ministry said that the general told the lawmakers that his government's resolve to fight extremism was "unshakable." The US delegation "lauded Pakistan's role in the war against terrorism" and "affirmed the strategic importance of US-Pakistan relations," the Foreign Ministry's statement said.