Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani entirely supports the US anti-terrorist effort. Rabbani said it to journalists after meeting Tajik President Emomali Rakhmonov Wednesday. According to him, the authorities of the Islamic State of Afghanistan and the Tajik President has been long pointing to the Taliban threat. However, the international community did not hear representatives of the Afghan legitimate government which resulted in the September 11 terrorist attacks, Rabbani noted.
Two ballistic missiles attacked the US Navy destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) from the territory of Yemen. The destroyer came to the aid of the hijacked Central Park tanker of Zodiac Maritime