Pakistani president meets top US army general

Pakistani President Gen. Pervez Musharraf met with the US Army's chief of staff, Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker, on Friday to discuss boosting military cooperation in the volatile region, a senior Pakistani army official said. The US general discussed the "latest situation in the region, strategic issues and professional matters," the official said on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media. The official gave no further details.