ISLAMABAD - The top political and military leadership of the country has expressed commitment to the countrys role in the war against terror but at the same time reiterated its stance to keep the national interests supreme while dealing with any issue. Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani and Chief of Army Staff Gen. Ishfaq Pervez Kayani on Friday held a detailed meeting with President Asif Ali Zardari at Awan-I-Sadr and the political leadership has put its weight behind the Army in handling the insurgents crossing into Pakistan from Afghanistan side and attacking the Pakistani troops and also endorsed the tactics adopted by the Armed Forces in dealing with the militants in the Tribal Areas. The meeting of the troika was held in the backdrop of the onslaught of the allegations coming from American officials but the political and military leadership of the country was on the same page regarding the handling of the situation in Tribal Areas keeping in view the ground realities and the national interests, sources aware of the deliberations informed The Nation. It was further informed by the sources that both President Zardari and Prime Minister Gilani had supported the Armys decision not to go for military operation in North Waziristan right now keeping in view the impending harsh winter in the area and the involvement of Army in other areas. It was further decided in the meeting that the resolution adopted in the All Parties Conference would be fully implemented and strong message should be given to United States that Pakistan would not bow to their each and every dictate and would keep in mind the national interest while handling the situation. The political and military leadership also expressed its resolve to continue playing its constructive and positive role in the ongoing war on terror and also wanted to have long-term strategic relations with United States but on the basis of equality. The troika also expressed its resolve that the countrys territorial integrity and sovereignty would be kept supreme and any attempt of aggression would be responded with strongly. The sources aware of the deliberations of the meeting informed that Chief of Army Staff Gen. Ashfaq Pervez Kayani had also given a detailed briefing to both President and Prime Minister on the Armys limitation for launching an operation against militants in North Waziristan and it was agreed that Pakistan would only go for hot pursuit in North Waziristan at an appropriate time. It was also agreed in the meeting that the doors of government would be open for all the militant groups which would lay down their arms and would agree to lead a peaceful life and only those militant groups would be confronted which would challenge the writ of the government.