Pakistani PM says Indian pilot to be released Friday as peace gesture
ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION The Indian pilot shot down and captured by Pakistani forces this week will be released on Friday (March 1), Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said as efforts to cool a crisis between the two nuclear-armed neighbors continued.
"As a peace gesture we will be releasing him tomorrow," Khan told parliament in Islamabad on Thursday (February 28).
Khan has already called for talks with India to prevent the risk of a "miscalculation" between their nuclear-armed militaries.
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