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Pak whistling in dark, won't fetch anything: Sushil Pandit on FS level talks

Updated: Aug 16, 2016 08:35 IST

New Delhi, Aug 16 (ANI): Asserting that Pakistan has been rattled after getting a blatant reply from India which rejected its proposal of conducting Foreign Secretary level-talks, Kashmiri activist Sushil Pandit on Tuesday said that Islamabad making efforts to resume talks with New Delhi is like whistling in the dark and it won't fetch anything.

Pandit said with Prime Minister Narendra Modi raking up the Balochistan issue has stunned Pakistan.

"Pakistan is obviously rattled and it is so because India has not offered a dignified and restrained verbal response like always on the issue of Pakistani provocations. They have opened up new ground by naming Balochistan and Gilgit Baltistan and other areas of ferment within Pakistan that has caused rattle within Pakistan relation to India. But this is whistling in the dark by Pakistan , it will not fetch them any results," Pandit told ANI.

Pakistani Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry yesterday invited his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar to visit Islamabad for a dialogue on Kashmir, which New Delhi has already rejected outright last week.

The letter highlighted the international obligation of both the countries to resolve the Jammu and Kashmir dispute in accordance with the UN Security Council resolutions, the letter said.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj last week said fighting the global scourge of terrorism is a central part of India's diplomatic engagements with Pakistan.

Meanwhile, adding up troubles for the Pakistan, Prime Minister Modi Yesterday made an oblique reference to the human rights situation in Pakistan's Balochistan province besides Gilgit and other areas of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir in his Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort.

"People of Balochistan, Gilgit and PoK have thanked me a lot in past few days, I am grateful to them," Prime Minister Modi said while addressing the nation on the occasion of 70th Independence Day. (ANI)