| GEO Pakistan|
| India should resolve issues through dialogue: PM|
| Updated at: 0333 PST, Tuesday, June 08, 2010|
QUETTA: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani Monday called for a composite dialogue between Pakistan and India to resolve disputes including Jammu and Kashmir, water and terrorism issues.
Addressing here at the Command and Staff College on conclusion of Staff College Course 2009-10 and later responding to questions raised by military officers he said, “Pakistan seeks negotiated and peaceful resolution of all disputes with India.”
He maintained that Indian leadership has also agreed to initiate composite dialogue on all controversial issues between the two countries.
“Pakistan wants peaceful relations with the neighboring countries including Afghanistan, Iran and India. India should sit with us to initiate dialogue to resolve all important issues including Jammu and Kashmir, water dispute and terrorism,” Gilani said.
He said that Pakistan expects the US to adopt non-discrimination in civil nuclear deal with Islamabad.
“We have concluded dialogue with the US government on strategic issues,” he said adding Pakistan values long term strategic relations with the US.
He mentioned that Pakistan China bilateral relations were strong and would continue to grow.