Friday, 23 August 2019

Kashmir issue to be resolved peacefully under UN resolutions: China

AFP

BEIJING: China has categorically stated that Kashmir issue is a dispute from colonial history and it should be resolved peacefully under the UN Security Council resolutions.

Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi during his interaction with Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi in Beijing expressed serious concern over the situation arising from India’s actions by India in occupied Kashmir.

He expressed serious concern over the situation arising from the unilateral actions by India in occupied Kashmir. The two Foreign Ministers agreed that both sides would closely coordinate and consult each other on the evolving developments.

According to a statement issued by Foreign Office, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi during his talks with Wang Yi, had highlighted the recent illegal Indian actions and stressed that no unilateral step could change the internationally recognised disputed nature of Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir.

He also highlighted the grave danger posed by illegal Indian actions to regional peace and security. He further shared deep concern about the total clampdown of Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir by Indian security forces and the humanitarian crisis resulting therefrom.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi stressed that the disputed nature of Occupied Jammu & Kashmir was enshrined in the UN Security Council resolutions, which envisaged the framework for a final settlement of Jammu & Kashmir dispute based on a free and fair plebiscite under the auspices of the United Nations.

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