UN urges Pak, India to address issues through peaceful means

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UN urges Pak, India to address issues through peaceful means

The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenca has urged Pakistan and India to address their "outstanding issues" through peaceful means.

In a statement, Spokesman for the Assistant Secretary General said that during meetings with Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua and Special Secretary Tasneem Aslam in Pakistan, he reiterated that the Secretary-General is concerned about the heightening tensions along the Line of Control (LoC).

Jenca underlined in his conversations in Islamabad that Pakistan's commitment to fostering multilateralism and cooperation is important for peace and stability in the region and beyond.

He also welcomed the decision of Pakistan and Afghanistan to increase cooperation through the implementation of the Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity.

On this occasion, UN Assistant Secretary General Jenca welcomed Pakistan's contribution to UN peacekeeping as one of leading troop-contributing countries.APP/AFP