URGENT ¥¥¥ Indian PM conveys 'concern' to Cameron over graft claims

India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday he had conveyed his "serious concern" to British counterpart David Cameron over allegations of corruption in a 2010 deal for Anglo-Italian helicopters.

"I also conveyed to the prime minister our very serious concerns regarding allegations that unethical means were used in securing the 2010 contract for AgustaWestland," Singh told a joint press conference.

He added: "Prime Minister David Cameron has assured me of the cooperation of his government in the investigation."