Pakistan-based militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen tonight warned the breakdown of the Indo-Pak summit in Agra would lead to escalation of violence in Jammu and Kashmir.
Hizbul Mujahideen leader Slahauddin told PTI by telephone from Muzhafarabad that India had to take the blame squarely for failure of the talks. "The dialogue broke down due to "intransigent and obdurate behaviour of India."
The failure of the summit would result in more Mujahideen attacks in Kashmir as they had no other alternative but to fight, he said adding India was in no mood to accept Kashmir as a disputed territory.
Chief of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Amanullah Khan described the breakdown of the talks as "catastrophic" and said it would take a long time for both the leaders to create the same atmosphere again. Jamaat-e-Islami appreciated the stand taken by Musharraf at the Agra summit.
"The President and his delegation rightly said there cannot be any thaw in bilateral relations between the two countries unless India considered Kashmir as a disputed territory," Jamaat leader Qazi Hussain Ahmed said.
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