In a foreign policy success, EU Military Commission Chief supports Pakistani stance against India over Occupied Kashmir

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In a foreign policy success, EU Military Commission Chief supports Pakistani stance against India over Occupied Kashmir

ISLAMABAD - In a foreign policy success, EU Military Commission Chief supports Pakistani stance against India over Occupied Kashmir.

President Dr Arif Alvi has said that India's illegal and unilateral actions to alter the disputed status of Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir and suspension of civil liberties constitute human rights violations of the people of the valley.

Talking to Chairman, European Union Military Committee, General Claudio Graziano, in Islamabad on Thursday on Thursday, he emphasized that the world community must play its role to alleviate the suffering of Kashmiri people at the hands of fascist Indian regime, and moral principles must not be sacrificed at the altar of economic interests.

The President said the humanitarian situation because of extremist policies of India in Kashmir would result in forced migration and all out efforts must be made to prevent such forced migration from Kashmir.

The President emphasized that Pakistan valued its relations with the European Union and it was a traditional ally and major trading and investment partner of Pakistan.

Appreciating the visit the President said it would help in understanding and enhancing future defense cooperation between Pakistan and EU . He said Pakistan looked forward to interacting closely with the new EU Parliament as well as the European Commission. He also highlighted that Pakistan - EU cooperation is based on shared values of democracy, pluralism, mutual understanding and respect.

The Chairman European Union Military Committee said that European Union fully supported the human rights of the Kashmiri people.

Foreign Policy