Secret meetings between Israel & Pakistan

Letter June 03, 2010

KARACHI: After years of denying any sort of contact with Israel at the top level, former Foreign Minister Khurshid Kasuri disclosed in a TV programme (that has yet to be aired) that secret meetings have been going on between the two countries for the past 50 years. He also disclosed that his meeting with the Israeli foreign minister at the time was not the first  one.

However, Mr Kasuri said his meeting was the first one which was publicly acknowledged.

It seems quite ironic that ministers only disclose such secrets when they are not in power and on private TV channels or shows. For the record, this show was taped on May 31 at the IBA where I study and will probably be aired on a private TV channel soon. The audience was made up of IBA students.

Published in the Express Tribune, June 4th, 2010.


Asif Amin | 11 years ago | Reply The foreign ministry has been denying in favor of Pakistan. If Pakistan opens it diplomatic ties with Israel it will be harm the Pak-Arab relations.
Affan Khan | 11 years ago | Reply If thats the case then why has the foreign ministry been denying of having any talks with Israel?
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