NEW DELHI- BJP today expressed “delight” at the decision of Nawaz Sharif to attend the oath taking ceremony of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister.
“This is a delightful piece of news that Pakistan Prime Minister has accepted Narendra Modi’s invitation, this is the beginning of a new relationship. It is good news,” BJP spokesperson Prakash Javadekar said today.
He said Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Myanmar are India’s neighbors. “And neighbors cannot be changed,” he said. But Congress reacted cautiously to the development. Outgoing Union minister Manish Tewari reminded that BJP had all along maintained that terror and talks cannot go together.
He hoped that after assuming office, the BJP government would raise the issue of slow pace of trail of 26/11 attacks, an issue “which had been troubling them.”
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