US most suited party to intervene in Kashmir issue: Sharif

Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has told American senators that the US would be the most ideal party to intervene in the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan.

The comments were made by Sharif on Wednesday after a meeting with US Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and ranking members of the committee in Washington.

Sharif apprised the senators on his recent four-point peace proposal to India at the UN General Assembly, Dawn online quoted a statement issued by the prime minister’s office on Thursday as saying.

According to the statement, Pakistan also handed over three dossiers to US Secretary of State John Kerry on India’s alleged involvement in subversive activities in the country.

Sharif arrived in Washington on Tuesday on a four-day official visit. During the visit, he will hold discussions on wide-ranging issues of bilateral interest with President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and various Cabinet members.

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