Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has played a crucial role in the US-Taliban Doha peace process in an attempt to bring stability to war-torn Afghanistan. Of late, the PM and Pakistani armed forces chief also expressed their eagerness to settle the decades-old Kashmir dispute with India.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan is optimistic that New Delhi will agree to end the decades-old dispute over Kashmir in a peaceful manner to bring prosperity to the region. Khan mentioned that he reach out first to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to resolve the Kashmir dispute through dialogue.
Earlier this month, Khan stated that if India is sincere about seeking a just solution to the Kashmir issue, in accordance with United Nations Security Council resolutions, Pakistan is “ready to take two steps forward for peace.”
Diplomatic relations between the two nuclear-armed nations stalled after India revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s temporary special status in August 2019. However, speculation about the resumption of diplomatic relations has been rife after Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff Qamar Javed Bajwa said in a surprise statement earlier this month that “it is time to extend a hand of peace in all directions.”
The Indian government maintained its position and said talks would not happen until Pakistan tackled cross-border terrorism. However, Islamabad refuted the allegations and claimed that Pakistan has suffered more by losing lost thousands of citizens…