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Held 'informal' talks with Sushma, was offered sweets: Qureshi

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had an "informal dialogue" with his Indian counterpart on the sidelines of the meet in the Kyrgyz capital on Wednesday, the Foreign Office said.

"Today (I) met Sushma Ji. She had a complaint that we sometimes talk in a bitter manner. She brought sweets today so we could also speak sweetly," Qureshi was quoted as saying by the Foreign Office, reported Dawn.com

"We made it clear to her that we want all the matters resolved through dialogue, and that had said in his very first speech that if takes one step forward, we would take two steps forward.

"Even today we are ready for a dialogue," he added.

The interaction came at the end of a two-day SCO Council of Foreign Ministers' meeting. They were initially scheduled to meet on the sideline of the last September, but had cancelled the meeting, a day after agreeing.

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First Published: Wed, May 22 2019. 23:10 IST
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