British Prime Minister Gordon Brown backed New Delhi's assertion that Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba was responsible for the Mumbai attacks. Brown arrived in Pakistan later on Sunday and announced a new agreement to fight terror.
Brown met Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday during a brief visit to
It blames Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), a militant group it says was set up by
"The group responsible for the attacks is LeT and they have a great deal to answer for, and I hope to convey some of the views of the Indian prime minister to the president of Pakistan when I meet him," Brown told reporters in
Conflict seen as unlikely
Analysts say retaliatory strikes or other military action by
Brown criticised the "perverse and unacceptable messages" sent by terrorist groups who exploit people of "good religions and faiths", offering
"It's important to recognise that wherever there is terrorism it has to be fought, and where there is terrorism it affects the stability and cohesion of countries," Brown said.
British police may wish to question the lone surviving gunman from the Mumbai attacks, which killed one British national and two people with dual British-Indian nationality, a British government source said.
The surviving gunman, identified as Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, is being questioned by Indian investigators.
"We want to get more information on how Lashkar is working," the British source said.
In accusing Indian warplanes of entering its airspace,
An Indian air force spokesman on Sunday denied the claim but
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