JD(U) welcomes resumption of foreign secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan

The Janata Dal (United) on Tuesday welcomed the resumption of foreign secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan.

Normalisation of ties between India-Pakistan urgently needed: Sartaj Aziz

The Pakistani Prime Minister`s key advisor, Sartaj Aziz, has said normalisation of Indo-Pakistan relations is urgently needed to reduce tensions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistan to hold talks with India on all issues: Sartaj Aziz
Pakistan to hold talks with India on all issues: Sartaj Aziz

Pakistan will hold dialogue with India on all issues including the longstanding Kashmir dispute, National Security Adviser Sartaj Aziz said on Sunday ahead of the Foreign Secretary-level talks next week.

UN chief's envoy talks Afghan situation with Pak officials

The UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Afghanistan on Friday met Pakistani officials here and discussed the situation in the war-torn country.

Indian Foreign Secretary may visit Pakistan in March

 Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif`s Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said India`s Foreign Secretary might visit Pakistan in March for India- Pakistan talks.

Indian Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar may visit Pak in March: Sartaj Aziz

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar may visit Pakistan in March for talks and all issues including Kashmir will be part of the dialogue, Pakistan Prime Minister's Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz has said.

Pakistan for meaningful dialogue with India

Pakistan stands for "meaningful and serious dialogue" with India, a top official has said, after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif.

Modi 'persuaded' by the US to resume dialogue wit Pak: Sartaz Aziz

 The US is behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reaching out to Pakistan yesterday with his decision to send Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar to Islamabad, according to Sartaj Aziz, Pakistan Prime Minister's foreign Affairs Advisor.

China Prez Xi to visit Pakistan this year, no dates yet

President Xi Jinping will make his first official visit to Pakistan this year, China's foreign minister said here on Thursday though he did not confirm whether the trip would take place next month on Pakistan's National Day which the Chinese leader is expected to attend.

'Clear dichotomy' in India's policy on Pakistan: Aziz

Pakistan Prime Minister's security advisor Sartaj Aziz has said since Nawaz Sharif's meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has taken several negative steps, including the cancellation of foreign secretary-level talks, and the dichotomy in its policy was responsible for tensions between the two countries.

Pakistan wants result-oriented dialogue with India: Sartaj Aziz

Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif's key advisor Sartaj Aziz Wednesday said that Pakistan wants a meaningful and result-oriented dialogue with India for resolution of all outstanding issues.

Pakistan fears arms race in South Asia

Pakistan has said the Indo-US agreements signed during President Barack Obama's visit to New Delhi would spark an arms race in South Asia, days after the US and India reached a nuclear trade breakthrough and agreed to extend defence cooperation for another ten year.

Pakistan opposes India's permanent UNSC membership

Hours after US President Barack Obama concluded his unprecedented second visit to India, Pakistan Prime Minister's Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz opposed India's bid for membership to the 48-member Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and a permanent seat in the UN Security

No talks with India without Kashmir on agenda: Pakistan
No talks with India without Kashmir on agenda: Pakistan

The United States on Tuesday called on India and Pakistan to re-engage in serious dialogue, saying both the countries needed to overcome historical mistrust.

Kerry in Pakistan to hold strategic talks on security cooperation

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday arrived in Pakistan to hold crucial strategic dialogue with the country's top civil and military leaders on bilateral security cooperation.

India using Afghan soil to carry out attacks on Pakistan: Sartaj Aziz

Advisor to Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on National Security and Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, on Sunday blamed India for attacks on Pakistan.

Ceasefire violations: Sushma warns Pakistan, dismisses allegations in letter to Sartaz Aziz
Ceasefire violations: Sushma warns Pakistan, dismisses allegations in letter to Sartaz Aziz

In a stern reply to Pakistan Prime Minister's Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz over the killing of two Pak soldiers in BSF firing, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday dismissed the contentions made by him and asked to adhere to the mechanisms that have been evolved to ensure peace and tranquility on the International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LOC).  

26/11 trial: Pakistan govt fails to challenge Lakhvi's bail order
26/11 trial: Pakistan govt fails to challenge Lakhvi's bail order

A Pakistani government prosecutor said Monday he had been forced to delay his appeal against a court order which grants bail to the alleged mastermind of the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai.

26/11 mastermind Zaki-ur Rahman Lakhvi not released: Sartaj Aziz

 Sartaj Aziz, the Pakistani prime minister`s advisor on National Security and Foreign Affairs, said Saturday that Zaki-ur Rahman Lakhvi, the alleged mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, has not been released and that India should also show progress over the trial into the Samjhauta Express blast.

No breakthrough on talks in sight till Narendra Modi is at helm: Pakistan
No breakthrough on talks in sight till Narendra Modi is at helm: Pakistan

In another off-putting remark coming from Islamabad, Adviser to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has said that Pakistan expects no breakthrough when it comes to resuming bilateral dialogue with India till Indian PM Narendra Modi remained at the helm of affairs.