Islamabad, Oct 8: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has on Monday ruled out talks with India amid escalated tensions between two neighbours following the decision to scrap Article 370 from the Indian constitution, removing special status given to Jammu and Kashmir.
Khan said dialogues with India were out of options, during a meeting with US senators Chris Van Hollen and Maggi Hassan – who met on Sunday to discuss the pertaining situation in Kashmir, according to Geo News reports.
Khan said he was the greatest supporter of Pakistan-India talks; be that as it may, it is impossible until the circumstance is improved in Kashmir. Yet, India has pointed out Islamabad that as long as it backs cross-border terrorism, New Delhi won’t resume chats dialogues Islamabad.
Khan likewise expressed gratitude toward the US congresspersons for participation on the issue of Kashmir. Hollen is part of a gathering of US legislators who have communicated worry over the human rights circumstance in Kashmir, the report said.
Khan devoted half of his maiden UN speech to the Kashmir issue, cautioning if there’s go head to head between two nuclear neighbors, the outcomes would be far beyond their outskirts.
The US designation likewise met Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Bajwa at the General Headquarters, said an announcement by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the military’s media wing.
Both sides stressed upon importance of the connection between the US and Pakistan in security participation, the report said.