Monday, February 26, 2007

Cheney in surprise Pakistan talks


US Vice-President Dick Cheney has met President Pervez Musharraf on an unannounced visit to Pakistan.

The two men were expected to discuss Pakistan's role in the fight against the Taleban in Afghanistan.

Pakistan is a key ally in the "war on terror" but Washington has been alarmed by the Taleban's growing strength in its tribal areas bordering Afghanistan.

Mr Cheney's trip coincides with one by UK Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett, She also met President Musharraf. ...

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