Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Vikas Swarup in a statement to the media on Friday said that India and Pakistan are exchanging lists of nationals including civil prisoners and fishermen of each other’s country lodged in jails of other country.
He also said that India is prepared to discuss all outstanding issues with Pakistan bilaterally in an atmosphere which is free from terror and violence.
Pakistan on Thursday has asked for more evidence from India over the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, to bring the case to its “logical end”.
The Foreign Secretary had written a letter to authorities in India asking for more evidence for the Mumbai attacks.
Responding to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent interview, Zakariya said that the civil and military leadership of Pakistan were on the same page.
Swarup on Sartaj Aziz’s remarks said that India has never ever shied away from engagement with Pakistan.
On Wednesday Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said that India was “shying away” from peace talks with Pakistan to avoid discussions on Kashmir and other issues.