Addressing the 193-member UN General Assembly, Sharif equated Kashmir with Palestine while talking about “suffering of Muslims across the world”, saying “Palestinians and Kashmiris (are) oppressed by foreign occupation”.
These include: that Pakistan and India formalise and respect the 2003 ceasefire agreement on the Line of Control (LoC) and called for increasing the mandate of the UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan to monitor the observance of the ceasefire.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged India and Pakistan on Sunday to “continue their peaceful dialogue“.
“I would say that rather than the United Nations focussing its energy on Jammu and Kashmir, it should focus on people and its representatives and that part of Kashmir which is under Pakistan“.
On Thursday, India is to give a rebuttal to Pakistan’s speech. The August 24 talks between Sartaj Aziz and his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval were cancelled after Pakistani high commissioner Abdul Basit invited Kashmiri separatists to a tea reception.
He said that though the American President had not issued any such statement but whatever Indian spokesperson said in the media about the Kashmir, “is very far from the truth and justice and it is also contrary to the historical facts of the Kashmir issue”. While calling for peace in South Asia, Pakistan PM said that the Kashmir issue is integral to the dispute with India. He said Pakistan also wanted to ensure that “no one is left behind”. He said in response to request from the Afghan government and with the support of worldwide community Pakistan made serious efforts to facilitate the process of Afghan reconciliation.
CNN-IBN exposes how the Pakistani establishment is using brutal force to quell rebellion in the region, resorting to massive human rights violation even though Islamabad has never lost an opportunity to hit out at New Delhi over Kashmir and the alleged attempts to suppress the people living in the Valley.
Sharif: Pakistan is the primary victim of terrorism.
In a bilateral meeting held this afternoon, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif met German Chancellor Ms. Angela Merkel and thanked her for Germany’s support to Pakistan in a number of spheres, particularly in securing GSP Plus trade concessions.
In the letter, Lodhi said Pakistan “considers the embankment a permanent structure that will bring about a material change in the territory in violation inter alia of Security Council resolution of 1948”.
3) Steps must be taken to demilitarize Kashmir.
Development is my Government’s first priority and has underpinned my policy to build a peaceful neighborhood. We owe it to our people and to succeeding generations.