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Internationalization of Kashmir issue has moved India to corner: FO

Internationalization of Kashmir issue has moved India to corner: FO
October 3, 2019
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Office (FO) says Kashmir dispute stands the internationalization of Kashmir issue has moved India to the corner and it is not finding any way to come out of this situation. At his weekly news briefing, Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said that internationalization and more steps are on the cards to effectively highlight the plight of oppressed Kashmir people. He pointed out that the festering dispute has been taken up by Pakistan at every forum including most recently at the UN General Assembly (UNGA) and the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva.
Strongly condemns communication blockade in IoK
The FO spokesperson strongly condemned the unprecedented communication blockade and clampdown in the Indian Occupie Kahsmir (IoK). He said Pakistan impresses upon the world community to take notice of the blatant human rights violations there. Dr Faisal said Indian forces have martyred thirteen Kashmiris over the last one week. He said there are reports of more deaths but due to complete communication blackout, the exact details are not coming out of the held valley. He said occupied Kashmir remains under siege and cut off from the rest of the world since the lockdown was imposed on 4th August. He said this unprecedented military lockdown and inhumane actions by the Indian authorities risk lives of the people.
Saudi position on Kashmir issue is very clear
To a question, the spokesperson said that Saudi position on Kashmir dispute is very clear and public. He said the communique of OIC contact group on Kashmir reflects the position of Saudi Arabia and the Muslim Ummah on the dispute. About the appointment of Munir Akram as Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to UN, the FO spokesperson said Munir Akram has been a distinguished member of the foreign services, adding that his accomplishments and achievements are well known. He said Munir Akram will soon assume his responsibilities in New York.