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India, Pakistan begin talks on Kartarpur corridor amid chill over Pulwama attack

Exactly a month after the Pulwama terror attack killed 40 CRPF troopers, Indian and Pakistani officials met on Thursday at Attari, near Amritsar, to finalise modalities of the corridor to the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara.

This is the first time the two sides are meeting after tension escalated between the neighbours. over the terror attack on Jammu-Srinagar highway.

Among the numerous things that the two sides will discuss will be the modalities and coordinates for the crossing point of the corridor on the international border as well as an agreement that will allow Indian pilgrims to travel without visas to visit the Gurdwara.

The talks, exclusively on Kartarpur corridor modalities, are taking place a day after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj India cannot have dialogue with Pakistan unless the neighbouring country acted against terror outfits on its soil,

First Published:
Mar 14, 2019 12:12 IST

Source: HindustanTimes