"There is a meeting of SAARC Foreign Ministers which is scheduled and I am sure our External Affairs Minister will meet Aziz in the meeting”, India's Ambassador to the UN Asoke Mukerji said in response to a question about the possibility of a meeting between them.

Mukerji said the 'second opportunity' for the two leaders to meet would be the Commonwealth Foreign Ministers meeting.

"India and Pakistan are both members of the Commonwealth. So the two Ministers will be meeting in that format as well," he said.

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be in New York to address the General Assembly but a meeting between him and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is unlikely.

Swaraj had last met Aziz on 12th September at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit in Dushanbe where the two had exchanged pleasantries during a break at the summit.
India and Pakistan have been involved in a war of words after New Delhi canceled a Foreign Secretary-level meeting last month after Pakistan's envoy in India met Kashmiri separatists ahead of the talks.

Swaraj has a 'very full schedule' of bilateral and multilateral meetings in New York.

She would also attend a commemorative event in the UN on 2nd October that is celebrated as the 'International Day of Non-Violence' on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary.

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