'Pak will continue support to Kashmir cause'

  • IANS, Islamabad
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  • Updated: Jul 06, 2012 13:37 IST

Pakistan's new Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf leaves after a meeting with the main coalition party, Muslim League Quaid (PMLQ), in Islamabad. AFP/Aamir Qureshi

The government would continue its support to the people of Kashmir till the resolution of the issue, said Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Thursday, a day when talks between India and Pakistan ended in New Delhi.

Ashraf said that the government would continue its moral, political and diplomatic support to the people of Kashmir till the resolution of issue in accordance with UN resolutions and the aspirations of Kashmiris, reported Associated Press of Pakistan.

He was talking to Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Abdul Majeed who called on him.

During the two-day talks between Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani and his Indian counterpart Ranjan Mathai, the two sides discussed the Jammu and Kashmir issue and agreed to find a peaceful solution "by narrowing divergences and building convergences".

In this context, both sides discussed strengthening confidence building measures (CBMs) to step up trade and travel across the Line of Control (LoC) that divides Kashmir and decided to convene a meeting of the working group on cross-LoC CBMs July 19 in Islamabad.


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