Obama calls Zardari to assure support for democracy in Pakistan.
09 Nov 2008
WASHINGTON DC: November 9, 2008. U.S. President elect Barack Obama called President Asif Ali Zardari on Friday and assured of his full support for democracy in the country. Obama, who this week achieved a historic victory in the U.S. election to become the first African American president, expressed the hope that the two countries would continue to work together to further expand their bilateral relationship.
President Zardari congratulated the new U.S. leader on his success in the November 4 election and said Pakistan and the United States are allies and will maintain their close relationship.
Zardari expressed the hope that Pakistan US relations would be long-term and broad based