Kashmir is a bilateral issue, says Syrian president

June 19th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Kashmir is a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said here Thursday during his five-day state visit to India. Syria, which is now chairing the Arab League, “has always had reservations on anti-Indian resolutions (over the Kashmir issue) at the OIC (Organisation of Islamic Counctries)”, the president told reporters.

“We support direct negotiations between India and Pakistan on Kashmir,” he added.

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