Pakistan-India tension easing: Qureshi


Islamabad: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Wednesday that the recent tension between Pakistan and India is reducing, which is a positive development. Talking to media here, he said Pakistan has increased the diplomatic efforts and decided to send back its High Commissioner to New Delhi after consultations. The Foreign Minister said the United States played a private diplomatic role in the current situation to reduce the tension.  He thanked US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for playing an active role in de-escalating tension between Pakistan and India. He said foreignministers of China, Russia, Turkey, UAE and Jordan also played a significant role in reducing tension between the two countries. To a question, he said a Pakistani delegation will visit New Delhi to sort out modalities in connection with Kartarpur Corridor.