'Indian Rigidity Main Obstacle In Kashmir Conflict'
3 September 2003
The News International
Muzaffarabad: AJK President Maj-Gen (retd) Sardar Muhammad Anwar Khan has said that New Delhi's rigidity, stubbornness was the main hurdle in the way to resolve long-standing dispute of Kashmir. Anwar made these views while talking Raja Najabat Khan, Political Coordinator to AJK Prime Minister for Overseas, who called on him at the Aiwan-e-sadr, here on Wednesday. He urged the overseas Kashmiris to forge complete unity in their ranks and file and shun political difference in the larger interests of the freedom movement in occupied Kashmir to counter nefarious Indian designs. The AJK president was of the view until and unless India adopts positive and serious stand on Kashmir and gives up rigidity in this regard peaceful solution to this oldest issue was impossible. He stressed that India would never agree on negotiation to resolve the issue once and for all amicably and peacefully until it faces tremendous. He said that the world powers should continue putting pressure on New Delhi for the maintenance of peace and security in the region.