The truth behind Basit’s comments is depressing: Pakistan’s army has staged what can only be described as a foreign policy coup, rejecting Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s efforts to seek normalisation with India.
Abdul Basit is both right and wrong on the bilateral dialogue process.
Modi government’s Pakistan policy has confused its most ardent admirers and baffled security experts and diplomats alike.
Khurshid underlined the need to give further boost to bilateral trade ties in order to meet the requirements of the people of both Pakistan and India.
Pakistan did not rule out the possibility of a chance encounter between President Asif Ali Zardari and PM Manmohan Singh on the sidelines of the SCO summit in Russia.