Tarigami, who is attending the three-day international Pugwash conference on Kashmir in
“It will be tragic if the two countries will not work towards cooperative development for peace,” Tarigami told UNI.
He expressed the hope that the leadership of both the nations will achieve a breakthrough in the ongoing peace process on resolution of vexed issue.
“The people of
Tarigami said he will raise the “human aspect” of the
Several separatist leaders are scheduled to attend the meet on
Former Hurriyat Chairman Prof Abdul Ghani Bhat is already in
Moderate Hurriyat Conference Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who was scheduled to attend the meet, pulled out today as he has an acute fracture in his right ankle.
So far, it is not clear whether breakaway Hurriyat Chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani will attend the conference or not.
This will be first platform where several Kashmiri separatists will discuss
The conference has been organised by Pugwash conference, a European think-tank engaged in finding solution to contentious issues in South Asia, at
Almost all top separatist leaders had refused to attend Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s roundtable on
Prior to the roundtable, the secessionist, including the Mirwaiz-led Hurriyat, Yasin Malik-headed
The conference would look at recent proposals such as self-rule, steps needed to accelerate communication between the two sides as well as exploring prospects of peace. UNI