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Muslim leaders in Pakistan have issued a fatwa against the country's new president for allegedly flirting with U.S. Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin at the United Nations General Assembly in New York last week.

A radical prayer leader in Pakistan said Asif Ali Zardari shamed the nation for "indecent gestures, filthy remarks, and repeated praise of a non-Muslim lady wearing a short skirt."

At the meeting between the pair, Zardari smiled, shook Palin's hand and engaged in a conversation with her. After meeting the vice presidential candidate, Zardari said he was very impressed by her.