Separatists from J&K invited for talks by the Pakistan envoy in New Delhi

Separatist leaders of Jammu and Kashmir were on Tuesday invited for talks by the Pakistan envoy in New Delhi with the country’s National Advisor Sartaj Aziz before he holds talks with his Indian counterpart.Both the factions of Huriyat Conference lead by Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and other separatist leaders like .Yasin Malik and Naeem Khan have been invited by Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit for talks on August 23. Sartaz Aziz is scheduled to reach Delhi for talks with India’s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on August 23. In September 2014, ahead of the ForeignSecretary Level talks between India and Pakistan, India had called it off as Pakistan had invited separatist leaders for talks