Washington—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today spoke with His Excellency Harsh Vardhan Shringla, India’s ambassador to the United States. Chairman Engel reiterated his support for the longstanding U.S. position on the Kashmir dispute, saying he supported dialogue between India and Pakistan, but reaffirmed that the dialogue’s pace and scope can only be determined by India and Pakistan.  He reaffirmed that in order for dialogue to be meaningful, Pakistan must first take concrete and irreversible steps to dismantle the terrorist infrastructure on Pakistan’s soil.

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