Foreign Minister of Pakistan raises case of Kashmir at UN headquarters. Shah Mahmood Qureshi met UNSG and UNSC president.
While talking to the media in New York, he cited discussion on occupied Jammu and Kashmir situation in UN Security Council has once again affirmed it as an internationally recognized dispute.
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He said the final disposition of the outstanding dispute must be done in accordance with the UN Security Council resolutions and the popular aspirations of Kashmiri people.
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The Foreign Minister said Pakistan remains gratified that the Security Council has once again considered the situation in occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
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He further said the UN in its briefing has confirmed the India’s August 5 measures resulted in the rise of tensions. It also confirmed that the local situation remains tense.
Moreover, he pointed out that UN Military Observer Group is also facing restrictions on the Indian side.
He said the UN has also reported on the human rights situation in occupied Kashmir and mentioned the excessive use of force, tear gas, rubber bullets and killings.
However, the UN Secretary-General is monitoring the situation.
He said a solution should be found in accordance with the UN Charter, UN Security Council resolutions and bilateral agreements.
The Foreign Minister said the Security Council remains seized of this matter.
Such continuing international scrutiny will exert pressure on Modi Government to reverse its unilateral measures.
He said it would pressure Modi govt stop its human rights as well as ceasefire violations and threats against Pakistan.
Meanwhile, Shah Mahmood Qureshi reaffirmed Pakistan’s stance to continue to serve as the voice of the oppressed