No threat from Pakistanís nuclear programme: Israel
Daily Times Monitor
LAHORE: Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom on Friday termed relations with Pakistan very important while saying that Pakistanís atomic programme didnít threaten Israel.
In an interview with Geo news channel in New York, he said diplomatic terms with Pakistan would leave a positive impression on other Muslim countries, the channel reported. Shalom said Pakistan was an important Muslim country and relations with it would help improve Israelís relations with the Muslim world, the channel quoted him as saying.
Shalom said Israel had special relations with India and ruled out the possibility of Pakistan-Israel relations affecting Israelís relations with India. He added that Pakistan should not be apprehensive of India-Israel relations, the channel reported. Commenting on the recent meeting between him and Pakistani Foreign Minister Khurshid Kasuri, Shalom said it was a very important step and hoped such contacts would improve relations with Pakistan.