External Affairs Minister SM Krishna silenced all talk of resumption of dialogue with Pakistan and made it clear that talks won’t resume unless Pakistan took concrete steps to prevent terrorism directed against India.
“We won’t (talk) unless they take concrete measures to prevent terrorist attacks emanating from the soil of Pakistan, aimed against India,” Krishna told reporters when asked if there was any move to resume dialogue with Islamabad.
The composite dialogue process between the countries has been stalled ever since last November’s terror attacks on Mumbai.
Krishna said the release of Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed by the Lahore High Court only showed Pakistan was not serious about acting against terror.
On the US advisory cautioning its citizens on traveling to India, he said Home Minister P. Chidambaram had already said that India is a very safe country to travel. “If there are any concerns of particular countries, we are willing to address these concerns,” Krishna said.