Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani declared on Thursday that "there is absolutely no question of war" with India and said Islamabad sought "excellent relations" with its neighbour.
"There is no question of war. There is absolutely no question of war," Gilani told reporters in Islamabad.
At the same time, Gilani urged the world to convince India to defuse the situation in the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks for which New Delhi has blamed Pakistani terrorists.
"We had good relations with India. I assure you that we want excellent relations with India. We want to maintain good relations with India," said the prime minister.