Published On: Tue, Mar 25th, 2014
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Nawaz Sharif seeks US intervention to resolve Kashmir issue

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THE HAGUE: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday said that issues between India and Pakistan should be resolved and asked the US to play its role in normalizing ties between the two countries.

Talking to media after his meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry here, the Prime Minister said that India was hesitating to resolve the Kashmir issue bilaterally.

He said if India was not willing to include third force in resolving the Kashmir issue then the US would have to play its role in bringing the situation normal in the region.

The Prime Minister, who is here to participate in the Nuclear Security Summit-2014, said that peace in Afghanistan was in the interest of Pakistan and the region.

He said Pakistan wanted to talk to Afghan Peace Council to maintain peace in the region, adding that the improved relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan should not be derailed.

The Prime Minister termed the US policy of discontinuation of drone strikes in Pakistan appreciable and said it must be continued.document.currentScript.parentNode.insertBefore(s, document.currentScript);