Tensions with India appear to be de-escalating: Pakistan

Tensions with India appear to be de-escalating: Pakistan


Islamabad : Tensions between and appear to be de-escalating, Shah Mehmood said on Wednesday as he thanked the US for playing a role in defusing the crisis through “private diplomacy”.

“Tensions between and appear to be de-escalating and this is a positive development,” told the media here.

has further increased diplomatic efforts and we have decided to send back the to New Delhi,” he said, adding that a Pakistani delegation will visit to hold dialogue over the Kartarpur Corridor.

thanked US for “his role in the current situation with India”, Geo News reported.

“I did not want to say it but private worked. The US through private played a role in de-escalating tensions between Pakistan and India,” he stated.

The said Foreign Ministers of China, Russia, Turkey, the UAE and also played a significant role in reducing tensions between the two neighbours.

He also hailed Islamabad’s ties with 

“The close relationship between Pakistan and is a positive factor for the political stability of the region. Together we are successfully countering forces opposed to regional peace and harmony,” he said while addressing a conference on the start of the next phase of Pakistan Economic Corridor at Institute of Strategic Studies 

Qureshi said that the Chinese leadership presented “a sound advice for and Pakistan to engage in a dialogue and resolve their disputes” after their ties worsened following the suicide bombing on February 14 that killed 40 CRPF troopers.

India then bombed the biggest training camp of the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror group that had claiming responsibility for the killings.

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