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Saudi junior foreign minister to arrive in India on Monday, will hold talks with Swaraj

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Saudi State for Foreign Affairs will arrive in on Monday for a brief visit during which he will hold talks with External Affairs and call on

Jubeir's nearly four-and-a-half-hour visit to comes days after his trip to

The Saudi minister met on Thursday in Islamabad, and delivered a "special message" from Mohammad bin Salman, according to Pakistani

His visit to took place amid global efforts to de-escalate tension between and triggered by the Pulwama attack and subsequent aerial strike by India on a training camp of the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror outfit in Balakot on February 26.

retaliated the strike next day by unsuccessfully attempting to target Indian military installations.

The JeM had claimed responsibility for the Pulwama attack.

In Pakistan, Jubeir also held talks with Pakistan

Countries like the US, the UK, China, and the UAE were involved in easing tensions between India and Pakistan.

Jubeir's visit comes after the Crown Prince's stand-alone visits to India and Pakistan soon after the Pulwama terror attack.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, March 10 2019. 22:15 IST
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