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No talks with Pakistan because "terror" has not ended: Sinha

Indian Foreign Minister Yashwant Sinha has said talks with Pakistan had not begun because Islamabad had done “nothing at all” to stop “cross-border terrorism” in Kashmir. Speaking on BBC World’s “Hard Talk” programme, Sinha said peace talks with Islamabad had not started “for the simple reason that Pakistan has done nothing, nothing at all, to stop cross-border terrorism,” a Press Trust of India (PTI) report said on Thursday. “By offering that hand of friendship and giving a chance to Pakistan to come clean on cross-border terrorism, (Indian) Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee was giving another opportunity… which Pakistan has not grasped,” he said. In April Vajpayee offered a “hand of friendship” to Pakistan, ending 17 months of hostilities that followed a militant attack on the Indian parliament in December 2001. Full Story

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