National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on Mondaysaid that talks must be held with the Hurriyat.
"The Governor says Hurriyat has agreed to talks. Then,talks should be held with them," Abdullah told the media persons,according to Business Standard.
Abdullah's assertion comes two days after Jammu and KashmirGovernor Satya Pal Malik said that Hurriyat leaders were ready for talks withthe government.
Addressing a function in Srinagar on June 22, Governor Maliksaid that the Hurriyat leaders were ready to talk and that it was an"encouraging sign".
"The ones who turned back Ram Vilas Paswan from theirdoor, they are now ready for talks. The stone pelting after Friday prayers isalmost over. We do not like it when a youngster dies," Malik had said at afunction at SKICC.