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Pak visit on despite attack: Bush

March 02, 2006 14:07 IST

US President George W Bush will visit Pakistan despite a terrorist attack in the port town of Karachi in which two persons were killed.

"Terrorists and killers cannot prevent me from going to Pakistan," he told a press conference.

He said he has been briefed that at least one US citizen was killed in the attack on the US consulate in Karachi.

Bush also extended his condolences to the people of Pakistan who suffered due to the attack.

Bush said he will visit Pakistan despite the attack.

"Terrorists and killers cannot prevent me from going to Pakistan."

Bush also extended his condolences to the people of Pakistan who suffered due to the attack.

"We send condolences to the his family and the people of Pakistan," Bush, who was briefed about the bombing by his staff, said at a joint press conference with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after their talks.

"We will continue to work with President Pervez Musharraf in sharing information to bring terrorists to justice," said the US President.

Bush lauded Musharraf for waging a war against terrorism saying the Pakistani President had himself faced terror attacks on four occasions.

"They (terrorists) have no conscience. You cannot negotiate with them, you cannot reason with them," he said adding all free nations should come together to bring peace in the world.

Bush said terrorists want terror go on "but we cannot let that happen."

"My visit to Pakistan is very important as we need to continue work together and combat terrorism," he said.



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