24 September, 2020

'India Just Wants To Look Good'

Pakistan foreign minister wants to be remembered as the person who played a role in improving relations between India and Pakistan... Updates.

'India Just Wants To Look Good'
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Pakistan foreign minister Khursheed Mehmood Kasuri has a dream: he wants to be remembered as the person who played a role in improving relations between India and Pakistan. And it's because of this dream that he prefers to respond cautiously to questions, eschewing the temptation to provide sensational, headline-grabbing comments. Quite unlike information minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, you could say. Such restraint is surprising considering that Kasuri's village sits on the Indo-Pak border and consequently experiences the diplomatic ill-will in all its ferocity. Fresh from his tour of Europe, Kasuri spoke to Mariana Baabar on the recent peace proposals India and Pakistan have put before each other.

What do you think of the recent peace overtures?
A fair analysis would be that both India and Pakistan want to normalise relations with each other. As far as the Pakistan government is concerned, there is no doubt in my mind that this is indeed true. Despite the ups and downs and the blow-hot-blow-cold attitude, a pattern seems to be emerging (that indicates) India...
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