Washington: The US Tuesday said Pakistan and
it shared similar interest in getting the region rid of al-Qaeda terrorists.
"Beyond saying that our counterterrorism work with
Pakistan continues, that these issues have not always been
smooth, sometimes our work together is complex, but we share
an interest with Pakistan in ridding the region of al-Qaeda,
and that work will continue," the State Department spokesperson, Victoria Nuland, told reporters at her daily
"We share an interest with Pakistan in ridding that
country, that region of al-Qaeda. We`ve worked on it together
for many years, and our work will continue," she said
responding to questions about the steps being taken by
Pakistan against al-Qaeda leaders.