Kerry calls Sharif over Indo-Pak relations


Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry has called Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to discuss the bilateral ties and the situation in the region including the rising tension between India and Pakistan. Kerry called Sharif after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Sharif and greeted him on the eve of holy month of Ramjan.

Kerry said, “I talked today with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan regarding a recent increase in the tensions publicly between India and Pakistan. It’s of enormous concern to all of us for all the obvious reasons.”

Kerry said that both India and Pakistan are very important countries which play a critical role with respect to regional interests and it’s very; very important that there be no misinterpretation or miscalculation with respect to any of the back-and-forth.