Kashmir core issue: Qureshi
NISAR AHMED THOKAR
Islamabad Jan 20: The Foreign Minister of Pakistan Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Thursday reiterated that Kashmir was the core issue between India and Pakistan.
“Pakistan can’t just overlook or ignore the core issue of Kashmir and our principled stance in this regard is very much clear. There is no ambiguity whatsoever,” Qureshi said while addressing MC’s parliamentary session here, which was attend by the Prime Minister of PaK Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan and other members of the parliamentary body.
Terming Kashmiris as an important party to the dispute he said that Pakistan believes that participation of Kashmiris was must to find the everlasting solution to Kashmir issue.
He said that Pakistan and India have taken various Kashmir related CBMs which have been very fruitful and productive.
Referring to the recent mass uprising in Kashmir, Qureshi noted that the international community got sensitized as a result of the non-violent movement which was spearheaded by the Kashmiri youth who had no gun in their hands.
He was of the view that the intelligentsia and India civil society have raised voice in support of Kashmiris saying that Kashmir was a political issue that needs to be settled through peaceful means.
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