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Friendly relations between India and Pakistan will help resolve Kashmir issue: Farooq Abdullah

File photo of Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 02, 2018, 05.18 PM (IST)

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and chairman of National Conference Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said the day friendly relations begin between India and Pakistan, Kashmir issue will be resolved on its own.

''I believe friendship between the two nations is most important for Jammu and Kashmir. My party stands for paths which lead to Indo-Pak friendship,'' he added. 

Talking to the media in Jammu and Kashmir`s Baramulla district, he said: "The National Conference (NC) has always supported friendly relations between India and Pakistan. 

''Ultimately people have to decide what's to be done,'' he said and added they were never hungry for power.

PDP, NC and Congress have different paths but came together, he said.

He also lamented that condition J&K bank and said it would never have been the case had ''our government been there''.