U.N. chief welcomes Modi-Sharif meeting in Paris


U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the Paris climate summit.

“…obviously, if the meeting did take place, we welcome it,” Mr. Ban’s spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters here on Monday when asked for the U.N. chief’s response to the meeting between the two South Asian leaders on the margins of climate conference.