JD (U) welcomes Pakistan PM's willingness for dialogue

We should take the talks forward so that there can be peace between India and Pakistan," JD (U) leader KC Tyagi

ANI| Updated: Nov 29, 2015, 10:51 AM IST

New Delhi: The Janata Dal (United) on Sunday welcomed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif`s statement that Pakistan is ready to hold dialogues with India without any preconditions, and urged the government to take the matters forward in this regard."If such a proposal has come from Pakistan then we should welcome it.

We should take the talks forward so that there can be peace between India and Pakistan," JD (U) leader KC Tyagi told ANI.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) yesterday rejected Sharif`s statement and said that dialogue with Islamabad was pointless unless it gives up terrorism.Sharif had reportedly said that his government is willing to hold dialogue with India without preconditions.He said this during his meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) at Fort Angelo in Maltese capital Valletta on Friday.

Sharif also reportedly said that dialogue with India was key to sustainable peace in the region.