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PM, EAM give best wishes to their Pak counterparts

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Notwithstanding the chill in the Indo-Pak ties, Prime Minister Modi has sent best wishes to newly-elected Pakistani Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and said desires a democratic and stable

External Affairs Minister has also written last night to her Pakistani counterpart Khawaja Asif, who assumed office last week, senior officials said here.

In his message, Modi has also said that desires a democratic and stable at peace with its neighbours, officials said.

According to officials, Swaraj in her message said wants good neighbourly relations with in an atmosphere free of terror and violence.

Indo-Pak ties nosedived after a series of attacks last year, including the Uri strike, carried out by the Pakistan- based terror outfits. Following the attacks, boycotted the Summit, which was scheduled to be held in November last in

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First Published: Thu, August 10 2017. 21:57 IST