Diplomatic success for Pakistan, Indian President to embarassingly face Kashmir issue on official visit to European Country

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Diplomatic success for Pakistan, Indian President to embarassingly face Kashmir issue on official visit to European Country

ISLAMABAD - In a diplomatic success for Pakistan, Indian President to face Kashmir issue on official visit to European Country.

Swiss government has put on agenda the Kashmir crisis during President Ram Nath Kovind's state visit to Bern, said the official press release of the Swiss government.

President Kovind will be on a three-country tour next week where he will visit Iceland, Switzerland and Slovenia from September 9 and will be in Bern on September 13.

In a statement, the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) in Switzerland said the "situation in Kashmir" will be discussed among other things.

"Discussions will include the global security issues and human rights, the situation in Occupied Kashmir and India 's regional situation", read the FDFA statement.

This comes days after the European Union Committee on Foreign Affairs discussed Kashmir in a closed door meeting. The in-camera briefing of the European members in Brussels was held on September 3 with Gunna Wiegnad, Managing Director for Asia and Pacific, European External Action Service (EEAS).

India maintains that changes in Article 370 is an internal matter of India and the dispute of Kashmir is bilateral to India and Pakistan.

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