India, Pakistan foreign ministers agree to meet in NY

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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday said that he is disappointed at the arrogant and negative response by the Indian government on his call for the resumption of peace dialogues.

Pakistan-based Geo News quoted Qureshi as saying that India cited an issue that took place in July to cancel talks that would have taken place now.

The BJP, however, maintained that it has been the government's stand that talks and terror can not go together and asserted that the Indian Army will give Pakistan a befitting reply. Adil's video has taken the Internet by storm as the man is receiving a lot of praises from both Indian and Pakistani fans on social media.

External affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar also launched a frontal attack on Pakistan and its premier, saying "the evil agenda" of the neighbour has been exposed and the "true face of the new Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, has been revealed to the world in his first few months in office".

Rejecting allegations of killing and mutilating the Indian border guard, Pakistan called it a "motivated and malicious propaganda".

Pakistan has said that it is "deeply disappointed" with India's decision to cancel Foreign Minister talks.

With India heading for national polls early next year, expectations from any bilateral talks are not high. "Continued cross-border terrorism from Pakistan remains a core concern for us". The letter was sent in response to Modi's call for bilateral engagements. Pakistan has been asked to take effective actions to end terrorism and dismantle terrorist sanctuaries and infrastructure on the territory under its control. The Indian foreign ministry confirmed Swaraj's participation for the 2018 edition of the meeting this year. A lot of other countries in the region too have felt that under the shadow of terrorism and cross-border terrorism, Saarc summit can not happen.

The meeting of the foreign ministers would also be taking place after Indian defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman had stated that Indian army, just like their Pakistani counterparts, was also quietly "cutting off" heads of Pakistani soldiers.

In fact, India and Pakistan has not had any substantial dialogue since 2012.

Even though India, on Thursday, had accepted Pakistan's proposal for a meeting, back to back incidents of increased violence in Jammu and Kashmir and killing of security personnel put off India from engaging with a Pakistan government, that continues to push terror and violence from its soil. The transaction is allowed four days per week since 2011, increasing it from two days per week previously.

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