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Kashmir would become Iraq or Syria if America intervenes: Mehbooba Mufti

India and Pakistan should hold talks to resolve Kashmir issue, said Mehbooba Mufti

ANI  |  Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] 

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. Photo: PTI
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. Photo: PTI

Chief Minister on Saturday rebuked Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah's remarks on and said that the situation in Kashmir Valley would be same as and if America starts intervening.

'China, America should mind their own business, we all know what is the situation of the countries wherever they intervened be it Afghanistan, or Iraq," Mehbooba said.

The chief minister said that only bilateral talks between and can help resolve the

"As Vajpayeeji said in the Lahore deliration, and should hold talks to resolve Kashmir issue," she said, and questioned: Does Farooq know what happened in and

Mehbooba's statements came in response to Abdullah's remarks wherein he had suggested that third party countries like and U.S should mediate in the

The NC leader said has so many allies across the globe, which can be approached for settling the Kashmir issue and act as a mediator between India and

"For how long are you going to wait? Sometimes, you have to pull the bull by its horns. The way is to have a dialogue. India has so many friends all across the world and can ask them to act as a mediator. US himself said that he wants to settle Kashmir problem. also said that it wants to mediate in Kashmir. Somebody has to be approached," Abdullah said.

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First Published: Sat, July 22 2017. 16:12 IST