After seven months of stress between India and Pakistan, their prime overseas diplomats met Tuesday right here for talks that each males described as productive.
Indian Overseas Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar advised reporters afterward that he and Pakistan’s Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry “agreed to work collectively to search out widespread floor and slender our variations.”
Chaudhry, in a separate press briefing following the day’s occasions, described “a cordial and constructive ambiance” at their assembly on the overseas ministry.
“Each side acknowledged that the 2 international locations must work collectively to handle mutual considerations and make efforts to advertise peace and growth,” Chaudhry stated, alluding to a long-simmering Kashmir border dispute and terrorism, in addition to financial growth.
Jaishankar formally was touring to debate points associated to the South Asian Affiliation for Regional Cooperation, on a tour taking him to the capitals of different member nations, together with Bhutan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.