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India calls off talks with Pak, says 'true face of PM Imran Khan revealed'

MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the latest brutal killings of Indian security personnel in J&K and Pak's decision to glorify terrorism showed that it won't mend its ways

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Sushma Swaraj

on Friday called off talks between External Affairs Minister and Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi set on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, saying Islamabad's "evil agenda" stood exposed.

In a strongly-worded statement, spokesperson said the latest brutal killings of Indian security personnel in and Pakistan's decision to glorify terrorism showed that it won't mend its ways.

"Now, it is obvious that behind Pakistan's proposal for talks to make a fresh beginning, the evil agenda of stands exposed and the true face of the new Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, has been revealed to the world," the statement said.

"Any conversation with in such an environment would be meaningless.

"In view of the changed situation, there will be no meeting between the foreign ministers of and in New York," the statement said.

First Published: Fri, September 21 2018. 17:50 IST
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