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Will positively consider if India proposes talks on Heart of Asia: Abdul Basit

However, none of the two has approached each other in this regard, says Pak High Commissioner

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Abdul Basit Photo: ANI Twitter
Abdul Basit. Photo: ANI Twitter Handle

Ahead of a visit by its Foreign Advisor Sartaj Aziz's to to attend conference in Amritsar, on Monday said that it will "positively consider" if India, as a host, proposed a on the sidelines of the forum.

However, none of the two has approached each other in this regard, High Commissioner said.

"As a host, if approaches us with a proposal (for talks on the sidelines), will positively consider it," Basit told Aaj Tak news channel.

Aziz's would be the first high-level visit from after the announcement of Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue (CBD) in December last year which never took off in the wake of terror strikes, including the Pathankot airbase attack by Pakistan-based terror groups in January, and subsequent incidents which led to intense tension between the two countries.

has been non-committal about holding bilateral talks with Aziz but has made it clear that "talks and terror cannot go hand in hand".

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Will positively consider if India proposes talks on Heart of Asia: Abdul Basit

However, none of the two has approached each other in this regard, says Pak High Commissioner

However, none of the two has approached each other in this regard, says Pak High Commissioner
Ahead of a visit by its Foreign Advisor Sartaj Aziz's to to attend conference in Amritsar, on Monday said that it will "positively consider" if India, as a host, proposed a on the sidelines of the forum.

However, none of the two has approached each other in this regard, High Commissioner said.

"As a host, if approaches us with a proposal (for talks on the sidelines), will positively consider it," Basit told Aaj Tak news channel.

Aziz's would be the first high-level visit from after the announcement of Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue (CBD) in December last year which never took off in the wake of terror strikes, including the Pathankot airbase attack by Pakistan-based terror groups in January, and subsequent incidents which led to intense tension between the two countries.

has been non-committal about holding bilateral talks with Aziz but has made it clear that "talks and terror cannot go hand in hand".
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Will positively consider if India proposes talks on Heart of Asia: Abdul Basit

However, none of the two has approached each other in this regard, says Pak High Commissioner

Ahead of a visit by its Foreign Advisor Sartaj Aziz's to to attend conference in Amritsar, on Monday said that it will "positively consider" if India, as a host, proposed a on the sidelines of the forum.

However, none of the two has approached each other in this regard, High Commissioner said.

"As a host, if approaches us with a proposal (for talks on the sidelines), will positively consider it," Basit told Aaj Tak news channel.

Aziz's would be the first high-level visit from after the announcement of Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue (CBD) in December last year which never took off in the wake of terror strikes, including the Pathankot airbase attack by Pakistan-based terror groups in January, and subsequent incidents which led to intense tension between the two countries.

has been non-committal about holding bilateral talks with Aziz but has made it clear that "talks and terror cannot go hand in hand".

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