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The foreign ministers of Pakistan and India met informally Wednesday on the sidelines of a meeting of regional countries in Kyrgyzstan, the first contact between the two nuclear-armed South Asian rival nations since they stepped back from the brink of war in February.Pakistani officials said Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi briefly interacted with his Indian counterpart, Sushma Swaraj, at the end of a two-day ministerial meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a China-led security bloc, in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek."We made it clear to her that we want to resolve all the issues amicably through negotiations. ... Even today we are ready for negotiations," a Foreign Ministry statement quoted Qureshi as telling Swaraj.He noted his Indian counterpart had a complaint that "we [Pakistan] sometimes talk bitterly and she brought sweets so we could also speak sweetly."Officials in New Delhi offered no immediate comment, but Indian media quoted their Foreign Ministry sources as saying Swaraj only exchanged pleasantries with Qureshi and "there was no meeting between them."In mid-February, a suicide bomber struck an Indian paramilitary convoy in the disputed Kashmir territory, killing 40 security personnel. ...................

 

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