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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. President Barack Obama says he hopes that the strong "people to people connections" between the American people and Pakistani people will be reflected in their two governments, despite what he said were "tensions" and "occasional misunderstandings" between the two countries. Obama was speaking to reporters in the Oval Office on Wednesday with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, after the two leaders discussed a range of issues from U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan to mutual economic development. Relations between the two countries remain tense on major issues, including Pakistani opposition to the drone strikes and Washington's complaints about the ties of the Pakistani intelligence service to militant groups active in Afghanistan. But the bonds appear to be on the mend after a series of major setbacks in recent years, including the bin Laden raid, a NATO air strike that mistakenly killed Pakistani border guards and a Janu