NEW DELHI: India on Thursday said it has agreed to Pakistan’s request for a meeting of the foreign ministers of the two countries on the sidelines of the UNGA in New York.
However, this meeting does not indicate any change in our policy towards Pakistan and does not mean resumption of dialogue, the ministry of external affairs clarified.
Talking to reporters on Thursday, Raveesh Kumar, spokesperson, ministry of external affairs said that a meeting between the two foreign ministers will take place on the sidelines of the UNGA at a mutually convenient date and time.
We have not finalised the agenda yet, we have just agreed for the meeting,” he said.
Talking about the opening of Kartarpur corridor, Kumar said that there has been no official communication from Pakistani government even after so many years on this, adding that Swaraj will raise this issue in her meeting with her Pakistani counterpart on the sidelines of UNGA.
However, India has reiterated its stand on Saarc summit.
Earlier, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan had written a letter to PM Narendra Modi , seeking to re-start the bilateral talks on key issues “challenging the relationship” including on terrorism and Kashmir.