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Kashmir issue 'main cause of unrest' in region: Sharif

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

Prime Minister today said is ready for talks with if was serious to resolve the Kashmir issue which, he said, is the "main cause of unrest" in the region.

had offered talks on outstanding issues several times but did not reciprocate, he told reporters in Baku, Azerbaijan, where he wrapped up a three-day visit.



"Kashmir was main cause of unrest in the region and must show seriousness for resolution of the issue and honour its commitment under United Nations Security Council Resolutions," Sharif was quoted as saying by Associated Press of Pakistan.

was committed to peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue, he said.

Sharif dismissed India's allegations that was behind the attack on an base camp in Uri, saying levelled allegations against within six hours of the incident.

He said no infiltration took place across the Line of Control (LoC).

Sharif's statement comes amid strains in the relations between and in the wake of the Uri terror attack in which 19 Indian soldiers were killed last month.
(Reopens FGN 9)

Meanwhile in an informal chat with reporters in Baku, Sharif said he was "deeply moved" by the "sentiments" of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani's father, Muzaffar Wani.

"To a query, he replied that he was deeply moved by the sentiments of the father of Burhan Wani," Sharif's office said in a statement here.

It was not clear which "sentiments" Sharif was referring to, but Muzaffar Wani has previously said he wants and to resolve the Kashmir issue through dialogue and that his son was "forced" to become a terrorist.

Sharif has often mentioned Burhan Wani in his speeches and called him a "freedom fighter" since the Hizbul commander's death on July 8 that led to unrest and violence in the Valley.

Sharif said was committed to peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue and "regretted" India's allegations that Pakistan-backed militants were behind the Uri terror attack on September 18 on an base that killed 19 soldiers.

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Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said Pakistan is ready for talks with India if New Delhi was serious to resolve the Kashmir issue which, he said, is the "main cause of unrest" in the region. Pakistan had offered talks on outstanding issues several times but India did not reciprocate, he told reporters in Baku, Azerbaijan, where he wrapped up a three-day visit. "Kashmir was main cause of unrest in the region and India must show seriousness for resolution of the issue and honour its commitment under United Nations Security Council Resolutions," Sharif was quoted as saying by Associated Press of Pakistan. Pakistan was committed to peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue, he said. Sharif dismissed India's allegations that Pakistan was behind the attack on an Indian army base camp in Uri, saying India levelled allegations against Pakistan within six hours of the incident. He said no infiltration took place across the Line of Control (LoC). Sharif's statement comes amid strains in . Prime Minister today said is ready for talks with if was serious to resolve the Kashmir issue which, he said, is the "main cause of unrest" in the region.

had offered talks on outstanding issues several times but did not reciprocate, he told reporters in Baku, Azerbaijan, where he wrapped up a three-day visit.

"Kashmir was main cause of unrest in the region and must show seriousness for resolution of the issue and honour its commitment under United Nations Security Council Resolutions," Sharif was quoted as saying by Associated Press of Pakistan.

was committed to peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue, he said.

Sharif dismissed India's allegations that was behind the attack on an base camp in Uri, saying levelled allegations against within six hours of the incident.

He said no infiltration took place across the Line of Control (LoC).

Sharif's statement comes amid strains in the relations between and in the wake of the Uri terror attack in which 19 Indian soldiers were killed last month.
(Reopens FGN 9)

Meanwhile in an informal chat with reporters in Baku, Sharif said he was "deeply moved" by the "sentiments" of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani's father, Muzaffar Wani.

"To a query, he replied that he was deeply moved by the sentiments of the father of Burhan Wani," Sharif's office said in a statement here.

It was not clear which "sentiments" Sharif was referring to, but Muzaffar Wani has previously said he wants and to resolve the Kashmir issue through dialogue and that his son was "forced" to become a terrorist.

Sharif has often mentioned Burhan Wani in his speeches and called him a "freedom fighter" since the Hizbul commander's death on July 8 that led to unrest and violence in the Valley.

Sharif said was committed to peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue and "regretted" India's allegations that Pakistan-backed militants were behind the Uri terror attack on September 18 on an base that killed 19 soldiers.
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Kashmir issue 'main cause of unrest' in region: Sharif

Prime Minister today said is ready for talks with if was serious to resolve the Kashmir issue which, he said, is the "main cause of unrest" in the region.

had offered talks on outstanding issues several times but did not reciprocate, he told reporters in Baku, Azerbaijan, where he wrapped up a three-day visit.

"Kashmir was main cause of unrest in the region and must show seriousness for resolution of the issue and honour its commitment under United Nations Security Council Resolutions," Sharif was quoted as saying by Associated Press of Pakistan.

was committed to peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue, he said.

Sharif dismissed India's allegations that was behind the attack on an base camp in Uri, saying levelled allegations against within six hours of the incident.

He said no infiltration took place across the Line of Control (LoC).

Sharif's statement comes amid strains in the relations between and in the wake of the Uri terror attack in which 19 Indian soldiers were killed last month.
(Reopens FGN 9)

Meanwhile in an informal chat with reporters in Baku, Sharif said he was "deeply moved" by the "sentiments" of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani's father, Muzaffar Wani.

"To a query, he replied that he was deeply moved by the sentiments of the father of Burhan Wani," Sharif's office said in a statement here.

It was not clear which "sentiments" Sharif was referring to, but Muzaffar Wani has previously said he wants and to resolve the Kashmir issue through dialogue and that his son was "forced" to become a terrorist.

Sharif has often mentioned Burhan Wani in his speeches and called him a "freedom fighter" since the Hizbul commander's death on July 8 that led to unrest and violence in the Valley.

Sharif said was committed to peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue and "regretted" India's allegations that Pakistan-backed militants were behind the Uri terror attack on September 18 on an base that killed 19 soldiers.

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