Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Obama Offers ‘Condolences’ to Pakistan Leader for Border Attack

U.S. President Barack Obama called Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari to “personally express his condolences” regarding a NATO attack that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, the White House said in a statement.

The president’s telephone call today came more than a week after the Nov. 25 attack on Pakistani border posts by North Atlantic Treaty Organization aircraft that triggered an angry backlash in Pakistan.

Pakistan closed border crossings used by trucks shipping supplies to the U.S. military in Afghanistan, ordered U.S. personnel out of Shamsi Airbase in Baluchistan province and announced plans to boycott an international conference on Afghanistan to be held in Germany.

“The president made clear that this regrettable incident was not a deliberate attack on Pakistan and reiterated the United States’ strong commitment to a full investigation,” according to the White House statement.

Please upgrade your Browser

Your browser is out-of-date. Please download one of these excellent browsers:

Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.