India sees 'a little movement' in Pak's 26/11 case

Salman Khurshid

On Malik's India visit, Khurshid said: "We should not really have very very great expectations because there are constraints and limitations within (which) they operate.

"But nevertheless we will push. We have a very clear cut agenda and we will push for each item. We will flag some, not necessarily that in a short visit like this we expect anything dramatic but I certainly think at the end of (Malik's) visit we will see and feel little more positive than we do for the moment."

Asked if Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will visit Pakistan, which is keen to host him, given a little movement in the 26/11 case, he said time is too short as Pakistan was fast moving towards the elections and "it may not be the best time but it depends on how things shape up.

"Every meeting, every event can lead to fresh analysis and fresh assessment but it will be the Prime Minister's call."

Asked if India was inviting any Pakistani leader for the upcoming Indo-Pak cricket series, Khurshid said "nobody has suggested that we invite someone....

"On the other hand, .... they on their own side may want to partake of an opportunity of coming to India. And if there is a proposal, we will consider it appropriately."

During his three-day visit to Myanmar, Khurshid will hold talks with the top leadership of the country, including Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

His visit is also a precursor to the discussions which will take place during Myanmar President Thein Sein's India trip for ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit from December 20.

During his stay, Khurshid would meet his Myanmar counterpart and is scheduled to call on the President and other leaders.

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