Pakistan NSA Sartaj Aziz blamed India for protests in PoK and ceasefire violations.

Sartaj Aziz

PTI
National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz has said that Pakistan is ready to hold talks with India at any level without any pre-conditions.Addressing the meeting of the OIC Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir in New York, Aziz said that Pakistan remains committed to finding a just and peaceful resolution to the Jammu and Kashmir dispute.According to Ary News, Aziz said, “Pakistan is steadfast in extending political, moral and diplomatic support to the people of Kashmir in their just struggle for their inalienable right to self-determination. Pakistan is ready to hold talks with India at any level without any preconditions.”<!– Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Also read: Massive protests erupt in PoK as people demand freedom from Pakistan, raise pro-India slogansHowever, upping the ante on the eve of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s speech at the UN General Assembly, Pakistan has also accused India of ceasefire violations, holding “sham” elections in Jammu and Kashmir while putting the onus on it for cancellation of the NSA-level talks.Pressing for plebiscite in Kashmir, Aziz said, “India continues to hold sham elections in J-K, with coercive military presence”.He also accused India of trying to quell the Kashmiri struggle by using “brute force”.Also read: India hits back at Pak Army chief Raheel Sharif, says isssue with Pakistan is how to get back PoK​”India is attempting to change the demographic make-up of Jammu and Kashmir by settling non-State, non-Muslim subjects” in the state, he claimed.”On its part, Pakistan is ready to hold talks with India, at any level, without any preconditions, in order to address each other s concerns and establish lasting peace by resolving all outstanding issues, especially the J-K dispute,” he said.Meanwhile, people in large numbers in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) were seen protesting against the Pakistani establishment and demanding freedom, in a video available with a leading news channel.A few days ago, reflecting a chill in bilateral relations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif waved at each other as they attended the UN peacekeeping summit.Last month, Pakistan had cancelled the NSA-level talks with India claiming that no peace process can be initiated without Kashmir being discussed.​

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Pak NSA accuses India of using ‘brute force’ to quell Kashmiri struggle; says ready to talk without pre-conditions