‘Shed confrontationist path to solve J&K issue’

Last Updated: Monday, September 19, 2011 - 18:45

Srinagar: India and Pakistan should carry
forward the positive change in their relations and shed
confrontationist and military approach to settle issues
between them, says a senior politician of Pakistan-occupied
Kashmir (PoK).

"There has been a positive change in the relations
between India and Pakistan and efforts should be made to carry
it forward. The focus should be on reconciliation and
resolution of issues including Kashmir," so-called former
Prime Minister of PoK Sultan Mehmood Chaudhury said here.

Chaudhury, the first senior politician from the PoK to
visit Jammu and Kashmir in last six decades, said
confrontationist attitude or a military approach has failed to
resolve Kashmir issue in the past 64 years and will not yield
any results in future as well.

Appreciating Indian response to recent terror incidents,
as "mature", he, however, said the statements about existence
of training camps and militants in PoK was just a diversionary
tactic.

"India and Pakistan have to engage in a dialogue for
resolving Kashmir issue but the leadership from both sides of
Line of Control has to be involved for finding a lasting
solution," Chaudhury, who is here to attend a wedding
ceremony, said.

PTI



First Published: Monday, September 19, 2011 - 18:45

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