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Islamabad D-8 Summit

Hasina didn't demand Pak apology for '71 atrocities

Claims Khar

Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has sought to dispel speculations that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had set a formal apology from Pakistan for 1971 war atrocities as a condition for accepting Islamabad's invitation to the D-8 summit later this week.

Khar has claimed no such condition had been placed when she visited Dhaka to invite Hasina on November 9, the Indian daily The Hindu reports.

She said: “I was received warmly by the prime minister and the foreign minister. The premier's sister also sat at the meeting. It was good atmospherics.”

The Pakistan foreign minister also said doctors had advised Hasina not to undertake air travel because of an eye problem.

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  • Reaz Hassan
    Wednesday, November 21, 2012 10:53 AM GMT+06:00 (168 weeks ago)

    We don't raise issues when someone comes to invite us. The simple fact is that there is a full fledged Embassy here who must be aware of the sentiments of the people.

  • acenith harper
    Wednesday, November 21, 2012 02:25 PM GMT+06:00 (168 weeks ago)

    who cares whether they attend the summit or not !! the pak Fm showed graciousness by flying to dhaka and inviting these 2 ladies.

  • Barkat
    Wednesday, November 21, 2012 08:57 PM GMT+06:00 (168 weeks ago)

    PPP in Pakistan and AL in Bangladesh are famous for hiding truth to their own people. But if rationality is applied it seems this time Pakistan Foreign Minister is right.





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