South Asia summit uncertain as India, others pull out in snub to Pakistan

South Asia summit uncertain as India, others pull out in snub to Pakistan
 

A summit of South Asian leaders set for Islamabad in November may be called off, as several countries have decided not to attend amid rising tension between arch-rivals India and Pakistan, officials said on Wednesday.
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan and India have expressed their "inability" to attend the summit of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), a senior foreign ministry official in Nepal said.
India's foreign ministry on Tuesday announced its decision to skip the meeting, saying "increasing cross-border terrorist attacks in the region and... read more

 
28 September 2016 in World News, Views: 24
Source: Reuters
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