Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee gestures at the presidential palace in New Delhi on August 15, 1998, after addressing the nation on India's 50th anniversary of independence. In his speech he said he was ready for talks with Pakistan ''on any issue, at any time, at any level and anywhere in the world.'' Photo: AFP

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