Malaysia strongly responds over deteriorating condition in Occupied Kashmir

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Malaysia strongly responds over deteriorating condition in Occupied Kashmir

*ISLAMABAD - Malaysia strongly responds over deteriorating condition in Occupied Kashmir.*

Malaysia has urged Pakistan and India to exercise “utmost restraint” and prevent further escalation of tension in the region.

“Malaysia is concerned over the recent developments in Jammu and Kashmir, in particular the repeated escalation of tension in the region,” read a statement issued by Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir bin Mohamad’s office on Thursday.

“As a close partner to both India and Pakistan, Malaysia places high hopes that the two neighbours will exercise utmost restraint to prevent further escalation that could be detrimental to the peace, stability and prosperity in the region.”

The Malaysian premier stressed the need for both sides to honour existing United Nations resolutions and engage in dialogue.

“Prime Minister Imran Khan, among others, referred to the need to respect the relevant United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions related to Jammu and Kashmir,” read the communique.

“Malaysia would like to encourage all stakeholders to abide by the relevant UNSC resolutions.