The foreign minister said that after the Mumbai attacks, the increase of terrorist attacks in the country and the killing of Osama Bin Laden, the need for reducing tensions between the two countries is paramount. —AP

LAHORE: Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said that she has been reassured after talks with Indian officials that relations between Pakistan and India will be taking a new direction.

Hina Rabbani Khar stated that after talks, the Indian government has stated its determination to continue towards resolving issues between the two countries.

The foreign minister said that after the Mumbai attacks, the increase of terrorist attacks in the country and the killing of Osama Bin Laden, the need for reducing tensions between the two countries is paramount.

With regards to the Mumbai attacks Khar said that she has reassured Indian officials that Pakistan will not put any obstacles in the way to find a fair resolution.

While speaking to the media upon arrival at Lahore airport Hinna Rabbani Khar said that Kashmir as well as issues relating to water were discussed.

She said that Pakistan did not budge from its stand on any issue during talks.


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Umesh Bhagwat
Jun 29, 2012 12:01pm
I pray to God for the beginning of a new chapter in Indo-Pak relations!