Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Australia And Pakistan Sign Anti-Terror Agreement

Pakistan and Australia are due to sign an agreement to fight terrorism. The signing of the treaty will be witnessed by Pakistan's President, Pervez Musharraf, who is visiting Canberra. President Musharraf, says he believes Osama Bin Laden is still alive and sympathisers are probably helping him hide in Pakistan. Foreign Minister, Alexander Downer, says Pakistan is a key partner for Australia in the fight against terror. He says "That Memorandum of Understanding will lead to further cooperation in areas like law enforcement, information exchanges." "Exchanges on financial operations, border control. Transport security and so on."