NEW DELHI (Staff Report) – Indian officials have asked National Security Adviser Sartaj Aziz to quit his plan to meet Hurriyat Conference leaders in New Delhi, reports Indian media.

India reminds Aziz that meeting the Hurriyat leaders may not be appropriate for the talks and conveyed its concerns.

Pakistan maintains “consultations with them (Hurriyat leaders) are a routine matter.”

Earlier, Indian government official confirmed that the government would not call off next week’s talks with Sartaj Aziz despite his plans to meet Hurriyat leaders in New Delhi.