We didn't negotiate with terrorists: Pranab
External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee today rejected reports of any negotiations over release of prisoners with the terrorists during the Mumbai attack.delhi Updated: Dec 30, 2008 17:57 IST
External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday rejected reports of any negotiations over release of prisoners with the terrorists during the Mumbai attack.
There were no no demands from the terrorists and, therefore, there was no question of any negotiations, he told PTI in response to a question about Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh's statement that the government had rejected the terrorists demand for release of prisoners during the hostage crisis.
"So far as the government is concerned absolutely there was no no such thing. In fact, they were shooting and killing and we were engaged in eliminating them," he said.
The government had already ruled out having negotiations with terrorists.