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US envoy gives Pakistan ultimatum to tackle extremists on Afghan border

US-led forces in Afghanistan will move into Pakistani territory to destroy Taliban and other extremist groups if Islamabad cannot do the job by itself, the US envoy in Afghanistan warned. “We have told the Pakistani leadership that either they must solve this problem or we will have to do it for ourselves,” said Zalmay Khalilzad, also the special presidential envoy in Kabul. Khalilzad said the US-led coalition was prepared to help Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf. “We prefer that Pakistan takes responsibility, and the Pakistani government agrees,” he said. Full Story

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