Pak envoy urges US to mediate in Pakistan-India dispute

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Ambassador to the United States Jalil Abbas Jilani urges Washington on Tuesday to use its influence on India for meaningful dialogue with Pakistan, ARY News reported.

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In an interview to American Newspaper, Jalil Abbas Jilani said India is turning down every message of goodwill from Pakistan.

“New Delhi has failed to respond to Pakistan’s proposals to create a joint counter terrorism initiative”, Jilani added.

Terming India’s attitude arrogant, Jilani expressed hope that Washington will use its influence on India to enter into a meaningful dialogue on all outstanding disputes between the two countries.

“The reason behind India’s rejection to hold talk is that India considers itself a dominant country”, said Jilani.

Pakistan’s Ambassador to US said Obama administration can take more effective measures for the peace building in South Asia.

He said long-term stability in South Asia depends on easing friction between India and Pakistan.

Speaking about Pakistan- US relations, Jilani said the ties between two countries have strengthened as compare to previous years adding that it will create positive impact on Afghanistan.



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Pak envoy urges US to mediate in Pakistan-India dispute

by Zohaib Kazmi