US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo played a key role in defusing Pakistan India standoff

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo played a key role in defusing Pakistan India standoff
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ISLAMABAD - Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi says the recent tension between Pakistan and India is reducing, which is a positive development.

Talking to media in Islamabad on Wednesday, he said Pakistan has increased the diplomatic efforts and decided to send back its High Commissioner to New Delhi after consultations.

The Foreign Minister said the United States played a pivotal diplomatic role in the current situation to reduce the tension.

He thanked US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for playing an active role in de-escalating tension between Pakistan and India. He said foreign ministers of China, Russia, Turkey, UAE and Jordan also played a significant role in reducing tension between the two countries.

To a question, he said a Pakistani delegation will visit New Delhi to sort out modalities in connection with Kartarpur Corridor.

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