Again raising the issue of Jammu and Kashmir in the UN, Sharif had said that a “veil” cannot be drawn on the issue of Kashmir.
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Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Ajaz Ahmad Chaudhry said that Pakistan believes that a plebiscite is still a solution to Kashmir.
On demands for revoking the AFSPA in Jammu and Kashmir, Singh said there is “no consensus” on the issue.
Mirwaiz urged the Centre to shun traditional approach on Kashmir.
Let’s talk of the LoC solution. And why should CBMs be consigned to the back channel?
The Hurriyat leader was speaking at a blood donation camp organised by his party at Hyderpora Wednesday.
How Modi can address the drift and alienation in Kashmir
He said Nawaz Sharif’s visit to India to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi was indicative of a desire to build peaceful relation with neighbouring country.
He also said both countries have agreed to resolve all issues through dialogue and cooperation for bringing peace to the region.
Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said Kashmiris would watch the developments between India and Pakistan closely.
PDP leader said he hoped the Modi government would pursue an agenda which would be “politically-inclusive and developmentally-intensive”.
Excerpts from a speech by Satinder K. Lambah, special envoy of the prime minister, at the University of Kashmir in Srinagar on May 13
He advocated free movement and trade across the LoC, reduction of troops and self-governance for internal management
Sharif has been making the right noises for better relations with India even before he assumed power.