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Stage has come for dispute resolution with India: Kasuri
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March 13, 2007 19:51 IST

Insisting that the stage had come for dispute resolution with India, Pakistan on Tuesday said a 'lot of progress' had been made on the Kashmir issue and an agreement can be clinched 'relatively soon' given the political will.

As the two countries launched the fourth round of composite dialogue, Pakistan Foreign Minister Khurshid Mehmood Kasuri said his country was ready to exercise the political will as it believes that peace between the two countries is in the interest of both the nations.

He emphasized that there could be early resolution to Siachen and Sir Creek given the political will.

"Now the stage has come for resolution of all disputes," Kasuri told PTI in an interview in Islamabad, adding that it will require the 'political will.'

Referring to the Kashmir issue, he said, "A lot of progress has been achieved on it and hoped that the progress would be exposed soon. Let us wait till the final agreement. It can be done relatively soon given the political will."

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