In­dia sab­o­taged peace talks ow­ing to their 'fa­natic ap­proach': Asif

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

IS­LAM­ABAD: De­fence Min­is­ter Khawaja Muham­mad Asif said on Sun­day In­dia sab­o­taged talks sched­uled be­tween the na­tional se­cu­rity ad­vis­ers of the nu­clear-armed neigh­bours ow­ing to their ' fa­natic ap­proach'.

"Pak­istan was se­ri­ous for hold­ing the talks which were the best way for re­solv­ing prob­lems but the pre-con­di­tions put by In­dia were not ac­cept­able to us," the de­fence min­is­ter said, re­ported Ra­dio Pak­istan. Asif said the Modi-led gov­ern­ment's neg­a­tive at­ti­tude would dis­rupt peace in the re­gion. Pak­istan's armed forces were ca­pa­ble of de­fend­ing fron­tiers and sovereignty of the coun­try, the de­fence min­is­ter said, adding Pak­istan Army was suc­cess­fully elim­i­nat­ing ter­ror­ists from the re­gion. He said In­dian forces were con­stantly vi­o­lat­ing the Line of Con­trol and Work­ing Bound­ary to pre-oc­cupy the army.

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