Srinagar, February 07: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday urged New Delhi to take a cue from Afghanistan talks and start a dialogue with Kashmiri leadership and Pakistan to resolve long pending Kashmir issue.
Taking to Twitter, Mirwaiz said after decades of bloodshed, good news for the region is coming from Afghanistan where many factions of Afghan parties and Taliban are currently having a dialogue to end 17-year old war in their country.
Mirwaiz hoped that India would pay heed and agrees to talk to Kashmiris and Pakistan to resolve Kashmir issue.
“Looks like after decades of bloodshed good news for the region from #Afghanistan,all factions hopeful to reach an agreement through dialogue and give peace a chance. Hope India pays heed and agrees to talk to Kashmiri’s and Pakistan to resolve the festering #Kashmir dispute!” Mirwaiz tweeted.
Taliban, which is having talks with Afghan politicians in Russian capital Moscow, has claimed that the talks were “very successful”.
In a recent delegates session held at Hurriyat Conference (M) Rajbagh headquarters, Mirwaiz had stated that the present dispensation at New Delhi had abandoned all the work done by late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Kashmir as even Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi during his phone call to him (Mirwaiz) had expressed dissatisfaction over New Delhi’s negative response to Pakistan’s peace deals