NSA Ajit Doval met Pakistani counterpart in Thailand: MEA
13 January, 2018, 01:05
"I am agreeing that talks took place and our issue was eliminating terrorism from the region".
MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said it was part of the mechanism to hold Pakistan accountable for the terrorism that emanates from its territory. While our position remains that terror and talks cannot go together, we believe talks on terror can definitely go ahead.
The Indian government confirmed today a recent secret meeting between senior officials of this country and Pakistan in Thailand to address several conflictive issues. The NSA meeting, he said, was an operational mechanism similar to the DGMO-level talks and meetings between the BSF and the Pakistan Rangers. "Similarly, the NSA-level engagement is part of operational-level talks", Kumar added.
On whether the NSAs would meet again, Kumar said the information would be shared as and when such operational meetings take place.
He maintained that the real issue discussed was "cross border terrorism" from Pakistan that targets India.
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Nevertheless, the talks indicate that New Delhi - while realising the reality of the Pakistan Army and ISI actively sponsoring terror in India - are also in favour of continuing some sort of engagement quietly with Pakistan.
During the meeting, Janjua reported raised the issue of targeting of civilians along the Line of Control while Doval spoke of infiltration. This is the second time in two years the two NSA met in Bangkok, the last time being in December 2015.
Pakistan's handling of terrorists, with 26/11 terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed being freed from police custody and attempting to join mainstream politics, and Lashkar-e-Taiba operations commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi remaining out on bail, is also assumed to have figured in the conversation.
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