A US drone strike killed at least 10 militants in Pakistan Thursday. A Pakistani security official says Pakistan Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud was 'probably' killed.
One year after the Mumbai attacks, seven Pakistanis were charged with conducting the assault in India. But few analysts see a quick thaw in India-Pakistani relations.
Pakistan contradicts US Gen. McChrystal's strategy of pulling back from Afghanistan borders, and disagrees with the strategy of a surge to defeat the Taliban.
At a midday break, diplomats said the tone has been "civil" but a US official says Iran's delegation lacks the 'cohesion and confidence' to make a deal.
Frustration with such strikes is rising in Pakistan. On Thursday, the parliament called for making talks with militants the 'top priority.'
It hopes a deal to ship Iranian gas to India via Pakistan can boost its energy supply, regional ties.