ISLAMABAD–Pakistan Foreign office so Thursday rejected the reports of media regarding failure of talks between Foreign Secretaries of Pakistan and India and termed the initiative an icebreaking to pave ways friendly ties between the two neighborly countries.
Answering questions of newsmen at her weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday,
Foreign Office Spokesperson Tasneem Aslam, commenting visit of Indian Secretary to Pakistan, said, “It is a process. The meeting was held in a constructive and positive atmosphere.”
Freign Office Spokesperson called for greater cooperation amongst international community to eliminate the scourge of terrorism.
The Spokesperson said menace of terrorism is a problem that affects everyone and particularly this region. She said Pakistan has suffered the most and it has done more than any other country to counter terrorism. She said we expect similar role from other countries.
To a query, she said, “As regards the presence of US troops in Afghanistan. We have been suggesting a responsible drawdown. It is essentially it is for the Afghan Government to decide how long they require foreign troops and what kind of assistance from other partners they expect”.