Pakistan FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi speaks over sensitive issue of US India strategic alliance

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Pakistan FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi speaks over sensitive issue of US India strategic alliance

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has spoken over the sensitive issue of India US strategic alliance.

He said on that the strategic alliance between the United States and India would not change just because Islamabad wishes so.

Speaking to private news channel on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi commented on howit was only the US, out of the two parties, thatbenefitted whenever it moved ahead in partnership with Pakistan.

"We now need to step forward keeping in consideration our national interest," he said.

Qureshi also stressed that India cancelled at the eleventh hour the meeting between its own and Pakistan's foreign ministers due to its internal matters.