Pakistan’s admission ‘positive’, says Pranab

February 13th, 2009 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday evening welcomed as a “positive step” Pakistan’s admission that elements from that country were responsible for the 26/11 Mumbai carnage, and reiterated India’s hope that Islamabad would take “credible steps” to dismantle the terrorist infrastructure on its territory.
“Pakistan authorities have admitted that elements in Pakistan were responsible for the terror attack,” he said.

“They have taken some steps, this is a positive step. They have also asked for more material, we are examining the request. After examination, we will share whatever we can,” Mukherjee said.

“We expect Pakistan will take credible steps to dismantle the terrorist infrastructure on its territory,” Mukherjee said, reacting to Pakistan’s admission that a part of the conspiracy was hatched on its territory.

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