Chief Minister Ameer Hadier Hoti said on Saturday that the government was prepared to hold talks with militants, adding that for the time being security forces cannot be called from Swat. He stated this, while talking to journalist here when he visited those who were injured in the mardan suicide blast at the Lady Reading Hospital. He condemned the suicide blast and said the government was open to negotiations with the militants, however, he added that the government would only talk to those who were willing to lay down their arms.