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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2961

Pakistan did not influence 9/11 probe

[b]Pakistan did not influence 9/11 probe[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 11 April, ([/b] Pakistan has rubbished a report implying that it had bribed members of the US 9/11 Inquiry Commission to drop from its finding negative references to Islamabad.

"Pakistan has never indulged in the illegal activity of bribing or buying influence anywhere in the world," said a statement issued by the Pakistani Foreign Office spokesperson here.

Reacting to the report titled 'Did Pakistan Influence the 9/11 Commission Report?' appearing in the March 3-9 issue of a Lahore-based English weekly, the spokesperson termed it 'utterly baseless and irresponsible'.

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