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Imran Khan wants ‘friendship’ between nuclear powers Pakistan and India

Imran Khan (AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images)

By: Sarwar Alam

War is not an option for nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan, prime minister Imran Khan said Wednesday, adding that “friendship” was the only alternative. The Pakistani leader was speaking at a ceremony breaking ground on a secure corridor for Sikhs in India to visit a shrine to their religion’s founder in eastern Pakistan. The opening, aimed at strengthening ties between the bitter neighbours, came just days after India marked the 10-year anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks which left 166 people dead and were carried out by a militant group based in Pakistan. “We must bury the past,” Khan told Indian and Pakistani officials as well…

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