Pakistan Foreign Minister throws a challenge to Indian PM Narendra Modi
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi throws a challenge to Indian PM Narendra Modi over Occupied Kashmir referendum.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday challenged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to hold a public referendum in occupied Kashmir "if he really wants feedback on the popularity of his decision" to strip link the region of its autonomous status.
"I challenge Narendra Modi to lift the curfew and call the entire Kashmiri leadership — including those who have been in government with you, such as Mehbooba Mufti, a former chief minister, Omar Abdullah, also a CM, and the Hurriyat leadership: Mirwaiz Omar Farooq, Ali Gilani, Yasin Malik — there are numerous individuals," said Qureshi, during a press conference in Multan.
"In Srinagar, or wherever you see fit, hold a public referendum today," he said, daring Modi to test which way the public opinion sways.