Washington, April 7: America said on Tuesday that it supports direct dialogue between India and Pakistan to resolve a mutual dispute. However, the US State Department did not comment on the recent decision of the Pakistani cabinet not to import sugar and cotton from India. US State Department spokesman Ned Price said in his daily press conference, “I don’t want to comment on this specifically.” In response to a question, Price said, “I want to say that we support direct dialogue between India and Pakistan on matters of tension.”
The Pakistani government’s cabinet rejected a high-powered committee’s proposal to import cotton and sugar from India on April 1, and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the relationship could not be normalized until Jammu and Kashmir. India does not withdraw its decision to cancel its special status. Also read: India-Pakistan Trade: U-turn of Imran Khan’s government, Pakistan will not buy sugar and cotton from India- Report
The decision came a day after the announcement by Pakistan’s new finance minister Hammad Azhar in which he withdrew the nearly two-year-old ban on import of cotton and sugar from India after the ECC meeting chaired by him. Was announced to take.