Setting the stage for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the US where the J&K issue is expected to dominate the discourse, external affairs minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is only “talking” and not doing anything to act against cross-border terrorism.
He said Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) is a part of India and New Delhi expects to have physical jurisdiction over it one day. “Our position has, is and will always be very clear on PoK, that it is part of India and we expect one day we will have physical jurisdiction over it,” Jaishankar told reporters while speaking on the first 100 days of the new Modi government.
Ever since August 5, when it ended J&K’s special status, the government has maintained that talks with Pakistan will now be only on PoK and not on Kashmir. Read More