Washington: Terming the recent talks
between India and Pakistan as encouraging, a top Pentagon official has expressed hope that the discussions will continue.
"I`m actually encouraged very specifically with the
discussions between Pakistan and India in recent weeks and months," Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at a news conference here.
Mullen was referring to recent talks held between the
foreign ministers of India and Pakistan in New Delhi on July
"At least if I understand both governments, those are
going to continue, and I hope that they do. I consider that to
be a very positive step," Mullen said.