Bolstering Ties, Pak Have Agreed to Talk: Sushma Swaraj


Islamabad: India and Pakistan are resuming bilateral dialogue, foreign minister Sushma Swaraj said during her visit to Islamabad today.

India wants speedy action in 26/11 case, Sushma said in conference. We are mainly discuss to demolish terrorism. Pakistan have agreed to eliminate terrorism.

“India and Pakistan are ready for talks,” the minister said while addressing a joint media conference with Pakistan’s Foreign Affairs Adviser Mr Sartaj Aziz. “How this dialogue can be taken forward – the schedule and modalities will be decided in due course.”

Ms Swaraj, who went to Islamabad on Tuesday to attend a meeting on Afghanistan, today met Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

“The External Affairs Minister conveyed to Prime Minister Sharif India’s commitment to good neighbourly relations,” foreign ministry spokesperson Vikas Swaroop said.

The latest diplomatic initiative for talks came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the UN Climate Change Summit in Paris on November 30.