• Sunday, August 14, 2022


Pakistan’s new foreign minister calls for dialogue with India

Shah Mehmood Qureshi

By: Sarwar Alam

Pakistan wants an “uninterrupted, continued dialogue” with arch-rival India, its new foreign minister said on Monday (20), stressing the importance of talks between the nuclear-armed countries who have fought three wars. “We are not only two neighbours but we are two atomic powers,” Shah Mehmood Qureshi, who became Pakistan’s foreign minister for the second time after being sworn in Monday, told his first press conference. Pakistan’s new prime minister Imran Khan also called for a better relationship with India in his first televised address late Sunday, as did the previous government of Nawaz Sharif. But Sharif’s overtures to India are widely believed to have incurred…

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