“Right Atmosphere” Needed Before Indo-Pak Dialogue: Indian Envoy
Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bombawale said that “right atmosphere” was destroyed due to the Pathankot attack.
- India is ready for talks with Pakistan but a “right atmosphere” is needed before any dialogue could be resumed, Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bombawale said on Thursday.
- He said Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Pakistan on 25 December and had a very good meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif.
But soon after, the “right atmosphere created by the visit was destroyed” due to the Pathankot attack.
- The relations between the two sides deteriorated after the attack on Pathankot’s airbase earlier this year and all efforts have failed to revive the peace talks.
(With inputs from PTI)
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