Good ties with Pak not at cost of dignity: Rajnath

Good ties with Pak not at cost of dignity: Rajnath

Good ties with Pak not at cost of dignity: Rajnath

A day before the meeting of foreign ministers of India and Pakistan, the Modi government on Wednesday made it clear that India wants good relations of with its neighbour “but not at the cost of our dignity”.

“We want good relations with Pakistan too, but not at the cost of this country’s pride, dignity and self respect,” Home Minister Rajnath Singh told the Lok Sabha replying to a debate on the Pathankot terror attack.

Singh’s remarks come a day ahead of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s meeting with her Pakistan counterpart Sartaj Aziz on the sidelines of a SAARC ministerial meeting in Nepal.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said security has been stepped up on the borders since in the wake of Pathankot airbase attack of January.

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