Obama, Zardari agree on 'active engagement'
ISLAMABAD ( 2009-02-11 19:24:52 ) :
US President Barack Obama telephoned his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari on Wednesday and the leaders agreed to start an active engagement to resolve regional problems, Islamabad said.
The telephone conversation was Obama's "first direct interaction" with Zardari since he took office last month, foreign ministry said.
"The two leaders exchanged views on bilateral relations, (the) situation in the region and other issues of mutual interest," it added.
"Both also agreed to start an active engagement for the resolution of problems facing our region through a holistic strategy.
"Both leaders underscored a need for a joint strategy to bring peace and security to the region," said the statement from the ministry's spokesman.
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