India offers to resume talks with Pakistan

India has offered to resume bilateral talks with Pakistan that were halted after the deadly Mumbai terrorist attacks nearly 15 months ago.

India has offered to resume bilateral talks with Pakistan that were halted after the deadly Mumbai terrorist attacks nearly 15 months ago.

An official said that India proposed the resumption of discussions between the foreign secretaries on terrorism and other issues.

India and Pakistan launched talks in 2004 aimed at resolving several disputes between the nuclear-armed rivals, including the region of Kashmir.

India put the peace process on hold soon after the terrorist attacks in Mumbai in November 2008 that left 166 people dead.

India blamed the attack on the Pakistan-based militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba.

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