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India not in talks with Taliban: BJP

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The BJP on Friday hit back at former Chief Minister saying the government was not in talks with the in any form and that had been invited as part of a reconciliation team for peace moves in

The Bharatiya Janata Party's remarks came a day after Abdullah slammed the Centre for talking to the at a non-official level while not doing so by engaging with the Kashmiri separatist leadership,

"There is no talks with was simply invited as part of a reconciliation team for peace measures in Afghanistan," BJP said here.

Earlier, the confirmed that will attend, albeit at a non-official level, a multilateral meeting in on where the Afghan Taliban will also be present.

This is the first time India will be sharing the table with the Afghan Taliban on issues of peace and stability in

Attacking the Abdullahs, the said: "As far as these people are concerned, (Omar and Farooq) time and again have been clutching to excuses to demand autonomy... is an integral part of India. Those demanding autonomy are doing disservice to the country."



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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 19:56 IST