“De-radicalization” Seminar: Recalling Successes in Swat, Anticipating Peace in Kashmir

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Islamabad expects a more constructive role from India and wants it to respond to Pakistan’s “legitimate security concerns” being an important neighbor, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani said on Wednesday. Speaking at the concluding ceremony of the “De-radicalization” seminar organized by the army at Swat University, the prime minister said Pakistan wanted to peacefully resolve all its outstanding disputes with India, including that of Kashmir. Speaking of the military’s achievements in Swat, Gillani said, “Elimination of extremism in Swat is a significant success,” adding that “the return and rehabilitation of 2.4 million displaced people within three months is an example of it.”

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