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Pakistan FM calls up separatist leader Geelani ahead of Modi's visit to J&K

Geelani is the second Kashmiri separatist leader whom Qureshi called up in the last few days

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Syed Ali Shah Geelani
FILE PHOTO of Syed Ali Shah Geelani being taken into custody

Qureshi on Saturday called up hard-line Kashmiri separatist leader Shah Geelani, in yet another provocative act on the eve of Narendra Modi's visit to

During the phone call, Qureshi discussed the situation in with Geelani, according to ARY channel.

Geelani is the second Kashmiri separatist leader whom Qureshi called up in the last few days.

Earlier, he had a

took strong objection to that phone call and Pakistan's High in Mahmood was summoned by Indian to lodge a protest.

Gokhale bluntly told Mahmood that should desist from such provocative actions, failing which there will be "implications".

Significantly, Qureshi's phone call to Geelani came just a day ahead of the Prime Minister's visit to the state.

Modi will launch several developmental projects during the day-long visit.

First Published: Sun, February 03 2019. 00:49 IST
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