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‘If India Wants The US To Mediate, We’d Be Happy’

Pakistan foreign minister says Pakistan did not give any dossier on Balochistan to India in Sharm el-Sheikh

‘If India Wants The US To Mediate, We’d Be Happy’
‘If India Wants The US To Mediate, We’d Be Happy’
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When you step into the office of the 53-year-old Pakistan foreign minister, Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, you can’t but help notice the photographs of deceased prime minister Benazir Bhutto. Qureshi remembers her fondly; in fact, he can’t stop talking about her. “She talked her heart out to me and I will pen down some of her thoughts one day.” It takes me a while to have the suave foreign minister speak on Indo-Pak relations. Excerpts from an interview with Mariana Baabar:

Did Pakistan give a dossier on Balochistan to India in Sharm el-Sheikh?

No, we didn’t. Actually, we flagged the issue on Balochistan. We asked for a positive attitude and asked for non-interference inside Balochistan. I don’t wish to comment more on this issue as we are handling it through our diplomatic channels. But I was shocked at the reaction that came from India after the release of the joint statement from Sharm el-Sheikh.

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