ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday mentioned Pakistan is prepared for talks with India on all points together with terrorism, sources mentioned.
Chairing a gathering of the federal cupboard, the premier mentioned, “Dialogue is the one approach for peace and stability within the area.”
“I had made a suggestion to India to analyze the Pulwama assault and maintain dialogue on bilateral points,” sources quoted the premier as telling cupboard members. “Pakistan is prepared for talks with India on all points together with terrorism,” he added based on the sources.
PM Imran took cupboard members into confidence concerning the plan of motion as tensions with India escalate. A twelve-point agenda, together with the present safety state of affairs, was mentioned in the course of the assembly advert the ministers of overseas affairs and defence briefed the cupboard members on Indian aggression, sources mentioned.
Overseas Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi additionally briefed the cupboard members on his conversations and efforts with diplomats and the worldwide group.
The cupboard members mentioned all the nation is united and prepared for Pakistan’s defence. The cupboard members lauded Pakistan’s diplomatic efforts within the wake of Indian aggression, sources added.
The cupboard additionally granted permitted the choice to lift the difficulty of Indian aggression on the United Nations, OIC and with pleasant international locations.
Talking to Geo Information earlier as we speak, FM Qureshi mentioned Pakistan is keen to think about returning the Indian pilot if it means de-escalation of ties between the 2 international locations.
The overseas minister additional mentioned, “Prime Minister Imran Khan is able to discuss to Narendra Modi on the phone and able to prolong an invite of peace. Is Modi prepared?”
Asserting that Pakistan has been calling for peace since day one, Qureshi mentioned, “If India desires to speak about terrorism then we’re prepared.”
“You [India] wish to danger regional stability for politics,” he mentioned and added that “it might be the necessity of politics however historical past is not going to forgive you”.
Pakistan carried out air strikes and shot down two Indian army jets on Wednesday, a day after Indian warplanes “intruded” Pakistan airspace for the primary time since a conflict in 1971, prompting main powers to induce each of the nuclear-armed international locations to indicate restraint.
Rigidity between the 2 international locations has been elevated for the reason that Pulwama assault on February 14 wherein over 40 Indian paramilitaries have been killed in occupied Kashmir.
PM Imran on Wednesay known as for talks with India and hoped each side might de-escalate. “Historical past tells us that wars are stuffed with miscalculation. My query is that, given the weapons we’ve, can we afford miscalculation,” PM Imran mentioned throughout a quick televised broadcast to the nation. “We should always sit down and discuss.”