US special envoy Richard Holbrooke
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US special envoy Holbrooke pledges help for Pakistan

The US has pledged its full support for flood-hit Pakistan, ahead of an emergency session of the UN intended to boost the international response.

The US special envoy to the region, Richard Holbrooke, told the BBC that the US was doing more than any other nation to help Pakistan.

He said America would not turn away from Pakistan.

  • 19 Aug 2010
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