Tuesday, July 24, 2012

We don’t understand cricket but we like cricket diplomacy: US State Department

Cricket might sound and look like Greek to the Americans, but they are in full support of the cricket diplomacy between archrivals India and Pakistan. 

"We're for cricket. We don't understand it, but we like it," State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland said replying to a query on resumption of cricket ties between India and Pakistan. The United States shares the interest of people in India and Pakistan in seeing these two countries continuing to improve their relationship, she said on Monday. 

"We have been supportive in all of our diplomatic encounters at every level with the Indian side, with the Pakistani side in some of the progress that they've made. They've made considerable progress on the economic side," Nuland said. 

Read more: The Nation

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