Pakistan Reaches Out to US, India, Afghanistan — Voice of America news com

(…)U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry listens as Sartaj Aziz (R), Pakistan's foreign policy chief, speaks during a joint news conference in Islamabad August 1, 2013.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry listens as Sartaj Aziz (R), Pakistan’s foreign policy chief, speaks during a joint news conference in Islamabad August 1, 2013.

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s new government is reaching out to the United States, India and Afghanistan to try to improve long tense relations. A week after Washington and Islamabad announced plans to resume high-level security talks, Pakistan’s foreign policy chief Sartaj Aziz said Islamabad welcomes more Indian investment in Afghanistan.
Pakistan has long been accused of thwarting Indian diplomacy and investment in Afghanistan as part of a strategy to limit New Delhi’s influence there. Officials in India have alleged militant attacks on their diplomatic missions in the country are plotted across the border in Pakistan.

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“Obviously, you see [the] Taliban have been saying that this government, this constitution is imposed by foreign powers and is not indigenous. But I think many of them realize that once they are part of the negotiating process, then they will be able to make changes if they require. So in that sense, there are some [insurgent] groups which want to talk and take part, others of course do not believe in that,” said Pakistan’s foreign policy chief.

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