Pathankot attack: India welcomes Pak probe team, says talks mutually postponed

Brand-new DELHI: India on Thursday welcomed Pakistan’s decision to send a special team to probe the Pathankot terror attack and said the foreign secretary-level talks will be rescheduled in “quite near future”.

“The two foreign secretaries have actually spoken and they have actually mutually decided to reschedule the talks,” external affairs ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup said on Thursday.

“The action versus those responsible for Pathankot is still going on, so the foreign secretaries must have actually believed to give some more time before going ahead along with the meeting,” the MEA spokesman said.

“The government welcomes the proposed visit of Pakistani probe team and Indian investigative agencies will provide it all possible help,” Vikas Swarup said.
India likewise welcomed the action taken by Pakistan versus Jaish-e-Mohammad as “important first positive step” in the right direction.
It likewise welcomed the statement issued by Pakistani PMO detailing the status of action taken versus those responsible for Pathankot terror attack.
“The two NSAs are in regular touch,” Vikas Swarup said when asked if the NSAs would certainly meet before the meeting of the foreign secretaries.

The MEA once again said that it has actually no confirmation on the arrest of Jaish chief Maulana Masood Azhar.

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