India cannot have normal ties with Pakistan until it brings terrorist activities under control, said Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday.
According to a Times of India report, Singh said that there cannot be a normalisation of relations between the two countries “unless and until the terror machine which is still active in Pakistan is brought under control.”
The Indian prime minister was addressing the upper house of the parliament.
Singh told the lawmakers that India has made sincere efforts to normalise its relations with Pakistan.
“People to people contacts have gone up, trade relations have shown improvement,” he reported.
The statements come a day before Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf’s planned personal visit to India.
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