Rajnath postpones visit to Russia, US, calls emergency meet to review Kashmir situation

New Delhi: Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday postponed his scheduled visit to Russia and the United States in the wake of the attack in Uri and the unrest in Jammu and Kashmir and called an emergency meeting to review the situation arising out of the militant attack.
Singh also spoke to the Jammu and Kashmir Governor and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on the situation arising out of the militant attack in Uri.
The Home Minister was scheduled to leave for Russia tonight for a four-day bilateral visit and later to the US on 26 September for a six-day tour to attend the Indo-US Homeland Security Dialogue.
“Keeping the situation of Jammu and Kashmir in mind and in the wake of terror attack in Uri, I have postponed my visits to Russia and the US,” he said in a statement here.

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