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Indo-Pak dialogues possible if 'terror' becomes agenda: Rahul Jalali

Updated: Aug 19, 2016 08:31 IST

New Delhi, Aug. 19 (ANI): While the Foreign Secretary of India S. Jaishankar has expressed his interest on visiting Pakistan for having talks on terrorism, Press Club of India (PCB) President Rahul Jalali asserted that if terror becomes the agenda, the talks between India and Pakistan can take place.

"The Foreign Secretary definitely mentions that when if he goes to Pakistan, and there was a big IF? The talks would only be focused on terror there is no question of talking Kashmir and that was ruled out. So, obviously if the terror becomes the agenda, probably the meeting between the two foreign secretaries would take place," Jalali told ANI.

Referring to the rising death toll in the Valley, he said the centre needs to take hard measure to control the situation in Kashmir.

In a response to Pakistani Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry's offer for having talks on Kashmir, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar said discussions should focus only on terrorism the Kashmir Valley.

He has also expressed his willing to go to Islamabad and discuss if they agrees to have discussion only on terrorist activities. (ANI)

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