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India backtracked from foreign ministers’ meeting due to domestic pressure: FM

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Monday said India was avoiding talks with Pakistan because of domestic political considerations. "General elections are round the corner in India and the Indian government is confused over holding talks with Pakistan," he said while talking to newsmen outside Parliament House. The minister said India backtracked on its commitment for a meeting of foreign ministers of the two countries on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly session. Read More: Viewing…

OIC adopts statement calling respect of Islam, its revered personalities

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) at a meeting in New York on the margins of UN General Assembly session adopted a strongly worded statement against denigrating Islam, its revered personalities and symbols. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in his statement expressed deep concern over the misrepresentation of Islam and at activities that have shown disrespect to the most revered personality of Islam. The foreign minister in his bilateral meetings in New York also…

Qureshi-Sushma meeting on the cards in New York next month?

NEW DELHI: Pakistan and India may see resumption of formal dialogue after a hiatus when their foreign ministers will attend the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York next month, and likely to hold an audience on the sidelines of the UNGA. The UNGA session will kick off from September 18. According to Times of India, there is no official proposal yet for a meeting, however, there's an understanding among both sides that they should make use of this first available opportunity for a…

Sartaj Aziz to attend OIC session convened to address Rohingya’s problems

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz will lead Pakistan delegation to the Extraordinary Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) being held in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday. The Extraordinary Session has been convened at the request of the Government of Malaysia to discuss the situation of Rohingya Muslims community in Myanmar and measures for the delivery of humanitarian assistance to the Rakhine state. The meeting is also expected to emphasize…