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No chance of talks with India on Kashmir until curfew is lifted: Imran Khan

File photo: Imran Khan Photograph:( Reuters )

Agencies New Delhi, Delhi, India Sep 18, 2019, 09.35 PM (IST)

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said there is no chance of talks with India and Pakistan on Kashmir until the 'curfew' is lifted.

"There is no chance of talks with India on Kashmir until the curfew is lifted," Khan said at a ceremony at Pakistan's Torkham border crossing with Afghanistan.

However, India has maintained that there is no curfew in Jammu and Kashmir, which became a Union Territory after the abrogation of Article 370.

Even most of the countries have backed India, stating that New Delhi's decision to make changes in Jammu and Kashmir is part of its internal affairs.

Meanwhile, country's External affairs minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said that India's position on Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) has always been clear that it is a part of India. India's external affairs minister added that the country expects it will have "jurisdiction" over it one day.

"Our position on PoK has always been and will always be very clear. PoK is part of India and we expect one day that we will have the physical jurisdiction over it," Jaishankar said at a press conference on 100 days of Modi government's second term.
 

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'There is no chance of talks with India on Kashmir until the curfew is lifted,' Khan said at a ceremony at Pakistan's Torkham border crossing with Afghanistan.