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About David Miliband

David Miliband is British Foreign Secretary. In November 09, the Labour Party Deputy Leader Harriet Harman claimed that Miliband is out of the race for the new European Unions foreign affairs chief job. During the month, Miliband warned British opponents of the Afghan war that the Hamid Karzai-led government could collapse within weeks if NATO pulled out its troops now.

Professional Biography

As British Foreign Secretary

In March 2010, he ordered the withdrawal of a senior diplomat serving at the Israeli Embassy in London. The decision was taken following an investigation by the Serious and Organised Crime Agency into allegations that the Israeli secret service had used forged British passports for its operation to assassinate Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a senior Hamas commander, in his Dubai hotel room in January 2010.

Visit to India and Pakistan in January 09

Miliband had a rendezvous with rural India when he has spent a night in a village hut along with Congress party General Secretary Rahul Gandhi. The duo had earlier visited Amethi for a first-hand experience of progressive rural India where Rahul treated Miliband with experience of dynamic rural India. Miliband's views on Kashmir appeared to have irked India though. He called upon Pakistan to act urgently against 26/11 perpetrators

On January 17, he called on Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani and Nawaz Sharif. Miliband said that Pakistan has fundamental responsibility to tackle the roots of LeT.

David Miliband in News

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