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Pakistan Suspends Bilateral Trade With India, Expels Envoy

•, Tyler Durden

Merely within the last 24-hours Pakistan has recalled its ambassador while expelling its Indian envoy, and more importantly has taken the drastic step of suspending bilateral trade with India

"We will call back our ambassador from Delhi and send back their envoy," foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi announced in televised comments, according to the AFP, while a separate government statement declared trade suspended and a downgrading of diplomatic ties. 

The committee has decided on "downgrading of diplomatic relations with India" and "suspenstion of bilateral trade with India," according to the statement.