Dr Singh’s talks offer eyewash: PaK speaker
NISAR AHMED THOKAR
Islamabad, June 9: The speaker of the Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) Legislative Assembly, Shah Ghulam Qadir on Wednesday described Prime Minister Dr Manmohan’s Singh’s talks offer to Kashmiri leadership as an attempt to “hoodwink” the international community.
“History stands testimony to the fact that India has never been serious to resolve the Kashmir dispute. India’s only motive seems to defer Kashmir resolution,” Shah told Greater Kashmir.
“If India is serious it should hold talks with Pakistan and the Kashmiri leadership as well. Dr Singh’s statement reflects the India’s inflexible approach and its long-drawn-out policy of intransigence,” he said.
“India is actually trying to kill two birds with one stone on one hand it wants to change the international posture of the Kashmir issue while on the other it wants to divide Kashmiris on different lines,” he added
On Dr Singh’s offer to hold talks with Kashmiri leaders separately he said, “India is trying to create confusion among the masses. There is no problem in talking but in that case Kashmiri leadership should be united otherwise holding talks with India on individual bases will damage the Kashmir cause, secondly there should be no preconditions whatsoever”, he added.
He said that in view of the ground realities in Kashmir India should adopt a “realistic approach” to resolve Kashmir issue.
Meanwhile, Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami PaK Abdur Rasheed Turabi has said that resolution of Kashmir dispute was must to ensure durable peace in South Asia.
Addressing the Party’s central executive committee he said, “The United Nations resolutions about holding plebiscite in JK should be implemented in JK.”
He also flayed the Israeli attack on Gaza-bound aid ship. “The turmoil in the middle east is the result of the Israel’s imperialistic policies to grab land of helpless Palestinians”
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