After Imran Khan’s letter, India agrees to meeting between Sushma Swaraj and Pakistan FM at UN

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj will be meeting her counterpart in Pakistan Shah Mehmood Qureshi on the sidelines of the upcoming United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Confirming the development, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said: “I can confirm that on the request of the Pakistani side, a meeting between EAM and Pakistani foreign minister will take place on the sidelines of the UNGA at a mutually convenient date and time,” Zee News reported.

The acceptance of the meeting comes hours after a letter by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for Prime Minister Narendra Modi was reported. In the letter, the Pakistani PM had called for a meeting between the foreign ministers of the two countries to improve ties between the neighboring countries. 

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