Pakistan condemns blast
Islamabad, Feb 14: Pakistan Premier Yousuf Raza Gilani today condemned the bomb blast in Pune, saying Pakistan was against terrorism in all its manifestation and maintained that his country wants better relations and a “meaningful dialogue” with India.
“We condemn the blast in the Indian city of Pune. We condemn terrorism in all its manifestations,” Gilani told reporters in the garrison city of Rawalpindi.
“We want to be freed of terrorism and this menace,” he said.
Replying to a question about the talks, Gilani said, “Pakistan wants better relations and a meaningful dialogue with India.”
Gilani said he would take PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif into confidence on the issue of talks.
Asked whether the talks would be successful, Gilani said: “Lets begin the dialogue process first.”
Pakistan Sunday condemned the attack in Pune and said it was committed to resuming the stalled peace talks with India.
“I condemn the incident in Pune,” Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani told reporters here.
“We condemn terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. We want the region to be free from this menace. We want to have good relations with India. We want talks to be meaningful,” Gilani was quoted as saying by the Dawn.
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