Pakistan welcomes Saudi ‘anti-terror’ coalition


ISLAMABAD: Islamabad will extend full support to the recently formed Saudi-led Islamic coalition if its sole purpose is to fight terrorism and is not against any specific country, officials said after Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister held talks with the Pakistani leadership on Thursday.

Adel bin Ahmed al Jubeir travelled to Islamabad to brief Pakistan’s civil and military leadership regarding the purpose of the 34-nation coalition the Kingdom has cobbled together to fight terrorism.