NSA level talks between India and Pakistan is scheduled to be held in New Delhi on August 23-24.
Swaraj was addressing a press conference over the fate of NSA level talk after Pakistan NSA Sartaj Aziz said at a press conference in Islamabad today that he is still prepared to hold talks with his counterpart Ajit Doval without any pre-conditions.
Aziz's press conference comes soon after a Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah was detained by the Delhi police upon his arrival in New Delhi. Shah, the separatist leader, had come to New Delhi for the scheduled reception with Aziz.
Deadlock continued over NSA level talk between India and Pakistan over latter's insistence to ignore Indian ‘advice' against holding a meeting with Kashmiri Hurriyat leaders in New Delhi on Aug 23.
Pakistan invited Kashmiri Hurriyat leaders to meet its NSA Sartaj Aziz in New Delhi on August 23.
Indian government had called off foreign secretary talks in August last years after Pakistan had "consulted" with Kashmiri separatists before the talks.