More than a week after his talks with his Indian counterpart S M Krishna where the 26/11 attack issue was the focal point, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said he got “positive vibes” during the meeting and there was nothing on which he could disagree.
“Being a politician, I can read between the lines and I can tell you I got positive vibes, because my message was positive, my engagement was positive, my intentions are positive,” Mr. Qureshi told reporters here in a joint press conference with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton after their meeting.
“I have suggested a way forward, and I saw nothing in him where he could disagree with me,” Mr. Qureshi said when asked about his meeting with Krishna in New York on September 27 on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session.
Accompanied by their respective Foreign Secretaries and other top officials, the two Ministers met for more than an hour in a New York hotel on September 27. The two sides had then described the meeting as positive, but did not make any further commitment of additional meetings.
India wants Pakistan to take action against those responsible for the Mumbai terrorist attack, before it can commit itself to resumption of composite dialogue as insisted by Pakistan.
After the meeting Mr. Krishna said the two sides had agreed on a roadmap and now it was up to Pakistan to take it forward.