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Sushma Swaraj remains tight-lipped as Indo-Pak cricket ties still hang in balance!

The series, agreed between BCCI, PCB in a memorandum of understanding signed last year. 

Sushma Swaraj remains tight-lipped as Indo-Pak cricket ties still hang in balance!

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj remained tight-lipped on Indo-Pak cricket series even after meeting his Pakistan counterpart Sartaj Aziz on Wednesday.

Many were expecting an announcement regarding the much-anticipated cricket series between India-Pakistan after her meeting with Aziz.

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But Sushma, who is in Islamabad to attend the Heart of Asia regional conference, remained tight-lipped on the matter after the meeting got over.

“India and Pakistan have decided to restart the Composite Dialogue, which was later also called Resumed Composite Dialogue.

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“It will now be called Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue - it will include all issues from Composite Dialogue and much more,” Said Sushma.

“Foreign Secretaries of two countries will meet and discuss the modalities to hold Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue.”: added Sushma.

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Earlier, PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan had earlier told media: "We have been informally told that Swaraj will talk on cricket and decide the fate of the series," PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan had earlier told media.

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The series, agreed between the two boards in a memorandum of understanding signed last year, ran into trouble amid strained relations over cross-border shelling in disputed Kashmir.

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