“We were about to reach a solution on Kashmir, a framework. Solution could only be arrived at by cabinets and Parliament. We could only provide a framework. But we were trying to deliver something.”
“The framework was the outcome of three years of ‘hardwork’ by the then Pakistani President Pervez Musharaf and India’s then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh but it did not materialise due to subsequent internal turmoil in Pakistan in 2007. “
The Ufa (Russia) meeting between Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif and the subsequent joint-statement were not “properly managed”. But the positive side of Ufa was that the two countries met.