July 2001 News

Vajpayee agrees to talk out Kashmir, says Inam

14 July 2001
The News International
News Desk

NEW DELHI: Pakistan expects a breakthrough at the Agra Summit, Foreign Secretary Inamul Haq said here on Saturday."Both Gen Musharraf and Vajpayee are sincere in normalising relations. We have received a hint that Indian Premier has agreed to hold talks for the solution to Kashmir issue," added the foreign secretary while addressing a press conference in New Delhi. He said Hurriyat leaders would have to be associated for an ultimate solution of Kashmir issue.Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf will invite Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee to visit Pakistan during their summit talks. "The president will extend an invitation to Vajpayee to visit Pakistan," Inamul Haq told reporters."We have said that the All Party Conference should be allowed to visit Pakistan and discuss the issues," Inamul Haq said. "We are ready to discuss all issues, but the principle issue remains Kashmir," he said. "We hope there will be sincere discussions on the issue and hope some structure for a dialogue is on the cards."


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