ISLAMABAD: Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas said on Saturday that the issue of foreign intervention in Balochistan was raised by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during his meeting with his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh in New York.
Speaking to reporters here, Abbas said evidence of Indian interference in Balochistan was shared with relevant parties in New York. “We have also presented this evidence in the Senate.”
According to Abbas, the issue of drone strikes was raised by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during his visit to the US. He further said that the prime minister would continue to raise this issue with US President Barack Obama and at other forums.
The foreign secretary expressed hope that the dialogue process with India would grow, adding that Pakistan had as many concerns about terrorism as India. “The issue of terrorism will not be resolved by hurling accusations.”
In reply to a question, Abbas said that the Mullah Baradar’s release was part of the Afghan reconciliation process.