India urges Pakistan to act on air base attack in talks


New Delhi has urged Islamabad today to make “visible progress” on a probe into a deadly attack on an Indian air force base, during a stalled meeting between their top diplomats. India and Pakistan postponed talks between their foreign secretaries in January after the assault—which Delhi blamed on a banned Pakistan-based group—left seven soldiers dead. The Pathankot air base attack came just days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi became the first Indian leader to visit Pakistan in 11 years, raising hopes of a softening in relations between the nuclear-armed neighbours. Indian foreign secretary S. Jaishankar and his counterpart Aizaz Ahmed…

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