The improving trade ties between Pakistan and India, terrorism and violent anti-US protests were among a host of issues that President Asif Ali Zardari discussed with secretary of state Hillary Clinton when they met on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session.
Zardari bought up up the issue of the anti-Islam movie with Clinton and the two leaders "spent quite a bit of time talking about the violence throughout the region," that has resulted in the aftermath of the movie, a state department official told reporters after the meeting yesterday.
Clinton reiterated that those who provoke violence cannot be tolerated and it undermines the sovereignty of states.
Over 20 people were killed across Pakistan in violent protests against the film deemed offensive to Islam.
The Pakistani side also stressed that there was "zero tolerance" for both violence and extremism.
Zardari, who will address the world body today, was accompanied by Pakistan foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar.
The two leaders also discussed the "growing trade relationship between Pakistan and India even as noted in the recent visit... (and) discussion of the Commerce Secretaries (of the two countries)," the official added.
Last week, Indian commerce secretary SR Rao was in Islamabad for the 7th round of talks on Commercial and Economic Co-Operation with his Pakistani counterpart Munir Qureshi.
The two countries signed three agreements for cooperation in customs matters, redressal of trade grievances and conforming to quality standards to further normalise economic relations between the two countries.
The two leaders also talked about continued counter-terrorism cooperation, including efforts by the US to squeeze the Haqqani Network, which was recently designated as a foreign terrorist organisation.
Zaibunnisa Kazi, an accused in the 1993 Bombay blast case, on Monday surrendered in a Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (TADA) court in Mumbai.
India and China on Monday signed eight agreements during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India.
Dentist Rajesh Talwar claimed in the court that he was asleep on the fateful night when his daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj were murdered and internet activity recorded from his room might not be correct.
Police claim to have arrested a first class cricketer, Manish, and are on the look out for a former Railways player, Baburao Yadav.
The two Congress Cabinet ministers, accused in Jagan Reddy disproportionate assets case, submitted their resignations to Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Sunday night.
Teachers and students of Delhi University on Sunday marched towards the residence of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, demanding the scrapping of the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP).
After two years of rule, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee appears to have squandered the overwhelming mandate voters gave her, but as West Bengal gears up for panchayat polls, it seems that the TMC has the advantage as the Left is yet to regroup.