Saying that she was more confident today than yesterday, Khar observed, "I am more confident today than I was when I arrived...which is a good sign" and added that she believes that "this is a new era of bilateral cooperation" and that she wants the Indo-Pak dialogue to become an "uninterrupted and uninterruptable process."
Talking about the progress of the Indo-Pak talks, the 34-year old Khar said, "I am emboldened by the comment he made that in the Commonwealth Games, after the Indian team, the Pakistani team got the most cheers...that is very encouraging for us."
On his part, S M Krishna, the Indian Foreign Minister expressed satisfaction over the way the talks with Khar progresses. He said, "I am satisfied at the progress achieved in this round of the resumed dialogue. Outcomes have been as per our expectations."
According to reports, Krishna had in his private interaction with Khar raised India's displeasure over her meeting with Kashmiri separatists on Jul 26. Apparently he informed her that such things are conceived as a poor diplomatic move.