Indo-Pak Foreign Secretaries level talks postponed with mutual consent: India FO Spokesperson
NEW DELHI: Indo-Pak Foreign Secretaries level talks have been postponed and now it will not take place on Friday January, 15 as planned earlier, Spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs of India said during a press conference in New Delhi.
The talks were postponed with the mutual consent of the officials from both countries in the aftermath of the PathanKot Air Base terrorist attacks that lasted for more than three days and killed seven Indian soldiers including a serving colonel of Indian Army.
Vickas Swaroop, the EAM Spokesperson further added that India appreciates Pakistan’s efforts in harnessing the militant organisation Jaish e Muhammad JeM which India believes to be responsible for the PathanKot Carnage in India.
We appreciate Pakistan government step of arresting the Ameer of JeM Moulana Masood Azhar, whom India holds responsible for the Pathan Kot attacks, being the mastermind. He further added while replying to the question of a reporter after the press conference.
Pakistan is moving in the right direction and we should give them more time to further proceed in arrests of the accomplices of the PathanKot attackers.
Indo-Pak Secretaries level talks would be held soon and the dates would be announced later.