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Swiss refuse to reopen Zardari graft probe: Islamabad

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Switzerland has refused to reopen long-running graft cases against Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari as he enjoys immunity as head of state, Pakistan's law ministry said on Sunday. 

Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari waves to supporters in Garhi Khuda Bakhsh, on December 27, 2012. The Swiss authorities have refused to reopen long-running graft cases against Zardari as he enjoys immunity as head of state, Pakistan's law ministry said on Sunday.

Pakistan wrote to Swiss authorities in October over the multi-million dollar allegations against Zardari, which date back to the 1990s, at the insistence of the country's Supreme Court.

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