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Chidambaram optimistic about outcome of Indo Pak talks

Describing the recent Indo-Pak home secretary level talks as a positive development, home minister P Chidambaram today said it is one of the many steps to be taken towards resolution of disputes between the two countries.

delhi Updated: Apr 01, 2011 19:01 IST

Describing the recent Indo-Pak home secretary level talks as a positive development, home minister P Chidambaram on Friday said it is one of the many steps to be taken towards resolution of disputes between the two countries.

"It is a positive step. It is one among many steps that have to be taken towards resolution of disputes between India and Pakistan," he told reporters when asked about his assessment of the two day talks in New Delhi between home secretary G K Pillai and Chaudhary Qamar Zaman on March 28-29.

Chidambaram said Zaman has invited Pillai to visit Pakistan for the next round of talks.

"In the meanwhile, the joint working group will meet (to discuss liberal visa regime). These are positive developments consistent with the government of India's policies enunciated by the Prime Minister and we are happy to play our role in the Ministry of Home Affairs," he said.