Expressing disappointment over India’s decision to call off the meeting between the Foreign Ministers of India and Pakistan, President of Pakistan Arif Alvi on Friday said that Pakistan’s peace was negated by India in “usual belligerent manner”.
Taking it to Twitter, Alvi said, “Sad to see India backing off from FM level talks. Mutual reservations could have been placed on the table. Kashmiris face only disappointment on #InternationalDayOfPeace PM @ImranKhanPTI’s outstanding peace overture negated in their usual belligerent manner”
Sad to see India backing off from FM level talks. Mutual reservations could have been placed on the table. Kashmiris face only disappointment on #InternationalDayOfPeace PM @ImranKhanPTI's outstanding peace overture negated in their usual belligerant manner
— Dr. Arif Alvi (@ArifAlvi) September 21, 2018
The meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi was scheduled to be held on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York at the request of the Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.
However, back to back incidents of increased violence in the state and killing of security personnel has put off India from engaging with Pakistan government, with the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) saying that behind Pakistan’s proposal for talks to make a fresh beginning, its evil agenda stands exposed and the true face of the new Pakistan Prime Minister has been revealed.
(With ANI Inputs)