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Only J-K suffers in Indo-Pak tension, says Mehbooba Mufti

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Former on Thursday said that only suffers whenever there is tension between and

Speaking on the issue of dialogue between the two countries for Kartarpur corridor, Mehbooba said, "They are going for a talk regarding Kartarpur corridor. This is our point that only suffers in the tension between and Rawalakot route is closed, sometimes they close Uri route."

A joint statement issued after the talks between two countries on Thursday which stated that both sides held "detailed and constructive" discussions on various aspects and provisions of the proposed agreement and agreed to work towards expeditiously operationalising the corridor.

The two sides decided to hold a meeting of the technical experts on March 19, which will be followed by another round of talks on the issue on April 2.

"My party is in favour of assembly elections taking place as soon as possible then only the sufferings of the people of will be addressed," said.

The had announced that no simultaneous polls for the would be held in the state while announcing the dates of Lok Sabha polls - a move which Mehbooba termed a 'sinister' design of the Centre.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 20:57 IST