New York, August 22, 2019
“There is no point in talking to them. I mean, I have done all the talking. Unfortunately, now when I look back, all the overtures that I was making for peace and dialogue, I think they took it for appeasement,” he said in an interview with The New York Times at the Prime Minister’s office in Islamabad.
“There is nothing more that we can do,” he added.
The newspaper’s correspondent, Salman Masood, wrote his interview with the Pakistani leader was the first with an international news organization aimed at projecting his anger over the grave situation in Kashmir stemming from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s annexation of the disputed state — “and it appeared to reflect his frustration at what he views as India’s intransigence.”