India-Pakistan NSA talks called off

Jaipur, Aug 21 (IANS) India on Friday called off the NSA level talks with Pakistan after the latter decided to go ahead with talks with Kashmiri separatist leaders.

External affairs ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup said National Security Advisers Ajit Doval of India and Sartaj Aziz of Pakistan were to discuss terrorism related issues in New Delhi on August 23-24.

The spokesman said that “unilateral imposition of new conditions and distortion of the agreed agenda cannot be the basis for going forward” with the talks.

Leave a Reply