Pakistan offers India counter-terror cooperation

Pakistan on Tuesday offered India counter-terrorism cooperation in the backdrop of the arrest of Abu Jundal.

Last Updated: Jun 26, 2012, 11:33 AM IST

New Delhi: Pakistan on Tuesday offered India counter-terrorism cooperation in the backdrop of the arrest of Abu Jundal, a LeT terrorist and key handler of attackers who struck Mumbai in 2008.

Maintaining that Pakistan has been at the forefront in the campaign against terror, the Pakistan High Commission here said terrorism is a common concern.

"As agreed at the highest level between Pakistan and India, terrorism is a common concern and counter-terrorism cooperation is in the mutual interest of both countries.

"Pakistan has renewed its offer of cooperation in this domain," the High Commission said in a statement said without elaborating.

Jundal, alias Zaibuddin Ansari, was arrested by Delhi Police after he was deported by Saudi Arabia on June 21.

He had been staying there on a Pakistani passport and is alleged to have been on a recruiting mission for LeT.

PTI