Pak-India talks without Kashmiris to be futile exercise: Waza


ISLAMABAD: All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL), Mukhtar Ahmad Waza has termed the proposed talks process between Pakistan and India without the inclusion of Kashmiris as a futile exercise.

Mukhtar Ahmad Waza addressing public gatherings under mass contact programme at several areas of Islamabad (Indian occupied) and Kulgam said that the Pak-India talks could not yield positive results without the involvement of Kashmiris in the process,reported Kashmir Media Service.
“History is testimony to the fact that hundreds of rounds of dialogue on Kashmir in last seventy years between India and Pakistan have failed because the people of Kashmir were not taken aboard,” Waza said.

He, however, said, “We have never been against dialogue. In fact, we firmly believe that all the pending issues of the world can be settled through dialogue. However, the primary parties to the disputes need to be taken on board.

” Meanwhile, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza also visited the residence of martyr Sajjad Ahmad Kanu and expressed solidarity with the bereaved family. He also expressed sympathy with Hurriyet leader, Mukhtar Ahmad Sofi over the demise of his relative, Parved Ahmad.