We hope the world will act in the spirit of enlightened self-interest.
You can change friends but not neighbours.
Our nuclear weapons are meant purely as a deterrent against nuclear adventure by an adversary.
People who ask us when we will hold talks with Pakistan are perhaps not aware that over the last 55 years, every initiative for a dialogue with Pakistan has invariably come from India.
We believe that the United States and the rest of the international community can play a useful role by exerting influence on Pakistan to put a permanent and visible end to cross-border terrorism against India.