Pakistan wants to build good neighbourly relations with India: Asif


ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - FEBRUARY 16: Pakistani Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif speaks to media in Islamabad, Pakistan, on February 16, 2015. (Photo by Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

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Minister for Foreign Affairs Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said Pakistan wants to build good neighbourly relations with India.

Talking to newsmen in Sialkot on Sunday, he expressed regret over the cold Indian response to Pakistan’s peace overtures.

He said India is continuously violating ceasefire at the Line of Control.

Khawaja Asif said India is also sponsoring terrorism at the Durand Line to create disturbance in Pakistan.

He said Pakistan army has played a significant role in eliminating terrorism from the motherland.

He said Pakistan is keen to establish friendly relations with Afghanistan but it is possible only with reciprocal efforts from the Afghan side.—Radio Pakistan