ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has represented the Pakistani nation and Kashmiri people according to their wishes by putting Kashmir case during the telephonic conversation with US President Trump.
Speaking to the journalists in Islamabad, the minister said that the US president telephoned the prime minister and expressed his desire for reducing tension.
He said that the PM Khan informed Trump that the unilateral decision of Modi government had endangered the region.
“Imran Khan presented Pakistan’s stance, saying such steps of the Indian government aimed to alter special status of Kashmir by making demographic changes in the disputed territory to convert majority population of the people of Kashmir into minority,” FM Qureshi said.
“The premier clarified Trump that all these steps of the Indian government were against the UN resolution and international laws,” Shah Mehmood Qureshi said. “We are foreseeing the situation and a humanitarian crisis are in the making. There is total blockage in the held valley. Curfew in IOK had entered into third week where one could judge the situation there,” he added.
“Thousands of Kashmiris and their leadership had been detained, the Prime Minister informed the US President, adding that curfew should be lifted with immediate effect and the restrictions must be removed.”
He also told that PM Khan requested the US president to talk with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the Kashmir issue because the situation in IOK was very dangerous so that Human Rights observers and groups should be sent there so that the world must know the realities.
He urged the President to play his role and uphold commitments of the Indian government with international organization.
FM further mentioned that the premier
thanked the US president for taking steps in this regard and said it was constructive engagements, hoping that Trump and US would play its role in resolving the long standing issue.