US, UN welcome Pak-India meeting in Ufa


The United States and the United Nations have welcomed Friday’s meeting between PM Nawaz Sharif and PM Narendra Modi in Ufa, the resumption of stalled dialogue between the two nations.

“I wanted to welcome the meeting that took place earlier today between Prime Ministers Modi and Nawaz,” US State Department deputy spokesperson Mark C Toner told reporters at a news briefing in Washington DC on Saturday.

He further added the that United States also welcomed the announcement of future engagement between Pakistan and India.

“We also welcome the announcement that India and Pakistan will discuss a range of bilateral issues, including security, people-to-people ties and expediting the Mumbai trial,” he said.