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UN says its position on Jammu and Kashmir well-established, has not changed

UN says its position on Jammu and Kashmir well-established, has not changed
August 4, 2021 Web Desk

NEW YORK (92 News) - The United Nations says its position on Jammu and Kashmir is "well-established and has not changed".

At the regular briefing in New York, the UN Secretary-General Spokesman Stephane Dujarric said the position of the United Nations on this region is governed by the Charter of the United Nations and applicable Security Council resolutions.

Earlier, FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan wants peaceful resolution of the Kashmir and Palestine issues as per the relevant UN Security Council resolutions (UNSC).

The minister said while talking to the visiting delegation of Arab Parliament led by its head Adel bin Abdul Rahman in Islamabad on Monday.

The minister said that Pakistan considers dialogue as the only way for durable political settlement of conflicts.

He apprised the Arab parliamentary delegation on the gross human rights violations by Indian forces in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir and the threats being posed to the regional peace and stability because of the Indian policies.

The Foreign Minister urged the international community to condemn India's illegal unilateral act about Jammu and Kashmir on August 5, 2019.

He said Pakistan desires peace and stability in the Middle East and has a clear stance on Palestine issue.

The Minister said Pakistan's relations with the Arab countries are based on common religious, cultural and historical values.