Happy to meet PM Modi, there can't be a military solution to Kashmir: Pak PM Imran Khan at media interaction

WION Web Team Islamabad, Pakistan Nov 29, 2018, 05.30 PM(IST)

File photo: Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan. Photograph:( AFP )

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the Pakistan prime minister added that "gesture for peace can't be one-sided".

A day after laying the stone for the Kartarpur corridor, Pakistan PM Imran Khan interacted with a group Indian journalists and said he would happy to PM Narendra Modi and talk to him while adding that he was "willing to wait for (general) elections to get over in India for a gesture from New Delhi."

"People in Pakistan want peace with India. The mindset of people here has changed," Pakistan PM Imran Khan said.

On Thursday while making a speech on the Kartarpur ceremony PM Imran Khan had said the Kashmir problem between India and Pakistan can be solved, he reiterated his position today saying: "Nothing is impossible," while answering a question from Indian reporters on the resolution of the Kashmir dispute.

He repeated his quote during the Kartarpur ceremony that if India takes one step, Pakistan will take two

However, the Pakistan prime minister told journalists today that "gesture for peace can't be one-sided".

"Let us talk. I am ready for talks on any issue. There can't be a military solution to Kashmir," PM Imran Khan insisted.

On the issue of terror, Imran Khan said that it is not in our interest to allow use of Pakistan's territory for terror outside.

On JuD chief Hafiz Saeed whom India accuses of being the mastermind behing the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, Imran Khand said: "There are UN sanctions against Hafiz Saeed. There is already a clampdown on the JuD chief."