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    If talks can happen with China, why not with other neighbour: Farooq Abdullah in LS

    By: | Delhi |

    Updated: September 19, 2020 10:29:19 pm





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    Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and NC chief Farooq Abdullah speaking in Lok Sabha. (Source: YouTube screengrab/ Lok Sabha TV)

    Speaking in Parliament for the first time since his release from detention, the National Conference president and MP Farooq Abdullah on Saturday advocated talks with , saying if can talk to China to defuse their border row, it can also speak to its other neighbour to deal with the situation at Jammu and Kashmir borders.

    “Border skirmishes have been rising and people are dying… A way has to be found to deal with this. Except for talks… As you are talking to China to attempt that it withdraws (from Ladakh border), we should also talk to our (other) neighbour to find a way to get out of this situation,” he said in Lok Sabha during the Zero Hour amid protests from treasury benches.

    The Srinagar MP also expressed his happiness at the findings of an Army inquiry into the killings of three men in Shopian in an encounter.

    “I am happy that the Army has admitted that three Shopian men were killed mistakenly. I hope the government gives a hefty compensation,” he said.

    Officials had said on Friday the Army has found “prima facie” evidence that its troops “exceeded” powers…

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