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Pak. aside, Neighbourhood First policy for South Asia: Jaishankar


India must be non-reciprocal and generous with smaller neighbours of South Asia, said External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar at an event to celebrate the centenary of the late Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral here. The Minister said the Gujral Doctrine was crafted in the 1990s when relationship with Pakistan had “some optimism”, which was eroded after the series of cross-border terror attacks.

“In today’s circumstance, I would express it as the Neighourhood First. It means that as the biggest country of the region, we must take the lead, must go the extra mile, must be non-reciprocal, must be ...


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