Pakistan expresses disappointment at India

Pakistan expresses disappointment at India

*ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Foreign Office has expressed do appointment at Indian attitude.*

*FO says, Pakistan is ready for dialogue but India isn’t, said Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal at the weekly briefing on Thursday.*

He said he was disappointed that India sent a letter expressing its interest in dialogue and then closed that avenue. When India is ready to talk, things will progress from there, he said.

He also clarified that Pakistan’s stance on the Shakil Afridi issue has not changed.

The spokesperson also discussed atrocities in Indian-Administered Kashmir and said Indian forces have used chemical weapons against people in Bandipura during a crackdown.

While at the UN General Assembly, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi made it clear that Pakistan is not willing to compromise on issues of national interest, he said.

The hearing in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case is starting very soon in the International Court of Justice, said Dr Faisal. Preparations are under way for the case, he said, adding that Pakistan will fight it to the best of its abilities.