Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Sunday said he could consider attending next month's South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation summit in Islamabad provided Pakistan put a complete halt to cross-border terrorism before the event is held.
"What is the use of going to Pakistan for SAARC meeting when Pakistan is not prepared to talk on any issue except Kashmir," he told the media in Shimla.
Vajpayee said Kashmir was a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan and not something to be discussed during SAARC meetings. The prime minister said Pakistan has not acted on recommendations regarding economic cooperation agreed on in previous SAARC meetings.
He said he did not see any change on Islamabad's stand towards India following installation of a new government in Pakistan whose prime minister Mir Jafar Ullah Khan Jamali has made it clear that there will be no change in its Kashmir policy.
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