`Solve Kashmir issue to improve Indo-Pak ties`
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Last Updated: Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 18:40
  
Srinagar: Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said improving relations between India and Pakistan and establishing peace in the South Asian region is not possible unless Kashmir issue is resolved.

"The peace prosperity and development of the region and improvement in relations between India and Pakistan is not possible unless Kashmir issue is resolved," a Hurriyat statement quoted Mirwaiz telling Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar during a meeting in New York last evening.

Mirwaiz in the US city to attend the meeting of Kashmir Contact Group of Organisation of Islamic Conference which is being held on the sidelines of the 66th session of UN General Assembly.

The Hurriyat chairman briefed the Pakistan foreign minister about the prevailing situation in Kashmir including the revelation of unmarked graves and alleged human rights violations.

The Hurriyat statement said Khar expressed her country's concern over the "overall worsening situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the continued human rights violations." "She assured that Pakistan will continue to support the struggle in Jammu and Kashmir in future as well," the statement added.

PTI


First Published: Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 18:40


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