Pakistan achieves a big diplomatic success at United Nations

Pakistan achieves a big diplomatic success at United Nations
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ISLAMABAD - PAKISTAN has achieved a big diplomatic success at the United Nations.

The Third Committee of UN General Assembly has unanimously passed Pakistan's resolution on the right of self-determination.

In a tweet, Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the UN Dr Maleeha Lodhi said a record number of 83 countries co-sponsored the resolution.

Introducing Pakistan’s resolution on the right of self determination which was adopted unanimously by the UN’s Third Ctte today with a record number of 83 countries cosponsoring it pic.twitter.com/KakEaqi0br linkMaleeha Lodhi (@LodhiMaleeha) November 20, 2018 link

She said the resolution is reaffirmation of the international community's continued support for the people's right to self-determination.

Cosponsorship by 83 countries of Pakistan ‘s resolution on self determination was reaffirmation of the international community’s continued support for people’s right to self determination as a fundamental human right. pic.twitter.com/3y0qAJUFws linkMaleeha Lodhi (@LodhiMaleeha) November 20, 2018 link

The resolution has called upon the countries to cease immediately their military intervention and occupation of foreign countries and territories, and all acts of repression.

Talking to media, Maleeha Lodhi said the adoption of the resolution reaffirms the inviolability of the right to self-determination for all peoples without exception, including the people of Jammu and Kashmir and Palestine.

Foreign Policy