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Kashmir Unrest: Pakistan Regrets India’s Rejection Of Proposal For Talks
Kashmir Unrest: Pakistan Regrets India’s Rejection Of Proposal For Talks

Pakistan on Friday regretted India’s rejection of talks on Kashmir issue.

Reaction from Pakistan comes a day after India on Thursday formally rejected Pakistan’s proposal to hold exclusive talks on the issue of valley.

On August 19, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry invited his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar to visit Islamabad for bi-lateral talks focusing on the Valley.

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However, India responded to Islamabad’s proposal expressing willingness for talks if the agenda was ‘cross-border terrorism’.

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“The letters tell Pakistan that if you want a serious conversation of the kind we’d hoped we were beginning when Pathankot happened, we’re open to that,” a senior official involved in drafting the documents said. “However, if you want to reduce our engagement to scoring propaganda points at home, fine, we can play that game too.”

(With PTI Inputs)