Kashmir Dispute To Last For Decades: Russia
6 May 2003
The News International
New Delhi: Russia has welcomed the thaw in relations between Pakistan and India, but held that the dispute over Kashmir will last for decades. 'The Kashmir problem has been existing for 56 years. It will exist for some more decades,' Russian ambassador Alexander M Kadakin told reporters here on Tuesday. 'We stand for the Kashmir problem to be resolved peacefully, through dialogue, without any outside interference,' he said.