Terrorism concern of Pakistan too, Sharif tells Manmohan

Last Updated: Sun, Sep 29, 2013 17:30 hrs

New York, Sep 29 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh that terrorism is as much a concern of Pakistan as it is to India.

Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani, briefing the media on the Sharif-Manmohan talks, said that the Pakistan prime minister had also raised the issue of "external interference in Balochistan".

"Terrorism is as much our concern as it is India's. Our prime minister also expressed concerns on Balochistan," he said.

Jilani described the meeting between the two prime ministers as "positive and constructive".

He said that all issue, including Jammu and Kashmir, were discussed during the India-Pakistan talks held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

Jilani said that Sharif invited his Indian counterpart to visit Pakistan.

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