New Delhi: Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Saturday described Pakistan's decision to call off the NSA-level talks as unfortunate, saying that India did not set any preconditions.
"Pakistan's decision is unfortunate. India did not set any preconditions," MEA spokesperson Vikas Swaroop said in a tweet.
In another tweet, he said, "We only reiterated that Pakistan respect the spirit of the Simla & Ufa Agreements to which it was already committed."
Earlier, Pakistan called off the NSA-level talks scheduled to take place on August 24, stating that the meeting cannot be held on the conditions laid down by Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.