PM made an attempt to reach out to Pak: Rajnath


New Delhi:Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had given an example of statesmanship while meeting Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif.”Our Prime Minister gave an example of statesmanship while meeting the Pakistani Prime Minister. He made an attempt to reach out,” said Rajnath.

The Home Minister’s remarks come after Pakistan’s National Security and Foreign Policy Adviser Sartaj Aziz said yesterday that no formal dialogue would take place with India without the Kashmir issue on agenda.A joint media statement released after the meeting between Prime Minister Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Russia last week had stated that both sides had decided to expedite the 26/11 Mumbai attacks trial, including additional information like providing voice samples.

The joint statement also said that both sides had agreed to hold a meeting in New Delhi between the two National Security Advisors to discuss all issues connected to terrorism.