‘Time for terror-free atmosphere’: India’s PM Modi wishes Pakistan well on its National Day
“It’s time that the people of the sub-continent work together for a democratic, peaceful, progressive and prosperous region, in an atmosphere free of terror and violence,” Modi was quoted as saying by the Prime Minister Imran Khan late Friday, after Islamabad received the greetings from New Delhi on the eve of Pakistan’s National Day.
Received msg from PM Modi: "I extend my greetings & best wishes to the people of Pakistan on the National Day of Pakistan. It is time that ppl of Sub-continent work together for a democratic, peaceful, progressive & prosperous region, in an atmosphere free of terror and violence"— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) March 22, 2019
Prime Minister Khan welcomed Modi’s desire to turn a page on the conflict, noting that the time has come for the rivals to begin a “comprehensive dialogue” to resolve the tensions and to “forge” a relationship of peace and prosperity.
Hostilities between India and Pakistan flared up last month when Indian forces conducted an air raid against suspected terrorist camps in Pakistani territory. That operation came in presumed retaliation for a deadly suicide-bomb attack on an Indian paramilitary police convoy in the Kashmir region.Also on rt.com Nuclear-armed India & Pakistan vowed missile strikes during Kashmir standoff – report
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