US encourages India-Pakistan to engage in direct talks: John Kirby

10 Dec, 2015 1:30 pm

WASHINGTON (92 News) – US State Department spokesperson John Kirby has on Thursday said that they are grateful to Pakistan for hosting Heart of Asia Conference.

Addressing a press conference, John Kirby said that the Pakistan-India dialogues should continue, adding that normalization of India-Pakistan relation is vital not only for both countries but also for the entire region.

He said that India and Pakistan stood to benefit from practical cooperation and the US encouraged both India and Pakistan to engage in direct dialogue aimed at reducing tensions.

Kirby said that they give importance to bilateral relations with Pakistan, adding that the US wanted to improve political and military relations with Pakistan.


The spokesman said that Afghanistan is still a dangerous place.




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