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Patil, Vohra discuss Kashmir
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, July 12
Amid reports that the third round of talks between the Centre and the Hurriyat might get delayed, Home Minister Shivraj Patil today held a crucial meeting with Centreís interlocutor on Kashmir N N Vohra and discussed on the latest situation in the Valley.

The meeting assumes great significance in the wake of resignation of Maulana Abbas Ansari as the Hurriyat Chairperson and the possible delay in the next round of talks due to differences within the conglomerate.

The meeting held at the North Block office of the Home Minister lasted an hour and was also attended by National Security Advisor J N Dixit, Home Secretary Dhirendra Singh, Advisor, Security in the Prime Ministerís Office M K Narayanan and Director designate of the Intelligence Bureau Ajit Doval.

Although officials were tight-lipped on what transpired at the meeting, sources said the discussions centred around the issue of the third round of talks with the Hurriyat, proposed to be held in July end, and the impact of Mr Ansariís resignation on the dialogue process.
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