‘Show maturity of democracy,’ Mirwaiz tells India

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Srinagar: Reacting over the statement of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s proposal to India for peace talks over Kashmir, Chairman of Hurriyat (M) Mirwaiz Umer Farooq said that India should “show maturity of the democracy” and accept the repeated offers.

Taking to social media site Twitter, Mirwaiz Tweeted, “of a democracy they claim to be by engaging with Pakistan & Kashmir and resolving this long standing dispute in a peaceful manner. @narendramodi should positively respond  to @ImranKhanPTI repeated offer of engagement so that both can be build trust and give peace a real chance.”

On Thursday, Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan, said that he is ready to hold talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and there can’t be a military solution to the Kashmir problem.

He also added that Pakistan has no interest to allow terror activities from its territory.

“It is not in our interest to allow use of Pakistan’s territory for terror outside,” Khan, who is celebrating 100 days of his government Thursday, said during an interaction with a group of Indian journalists in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad.

Khan said that people in Pakistan want peace with India and he will be happy to meet Modi and talk to him on any issue.

“I am ready for talks on any issue. There can’t be a military solution for Kashmir,” he said, adding “nothing is impossible” when asked whether it is possible to resolve the Kashmir issue.


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