ISLAMABAD - Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi telephoned his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono today and apprised him about the blatant human rights violations in occupied Kashmir and the regional peace and security situation.
The Foreign Minister said that India intends to change the demography of occupied Kashmir through illegal steps. He said curfew has been imposed in the occupied valley since 5th August. Resultantly, the people of Kashmir are faced with shortages of food and medicines.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the presence of nine hundred thousand troops in occupied Kashmir is a proof that India wants to perpetrate bloodbath there.
The Foreign Minister said the situation is so alarming that Genocide Watch like international organization has issued an alert on occupied Kashmir.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said despite curfew, the Kashmiri people have announced to come out today from their homes for the Friday prayers. He said there is a threat of bloodshed on a large scale in such kind of situation.
The Foreign Minister asked Japan to play its role to save the armless Kashmiri people from the persecution of India and for regional peace and stability.
The Japanese Foreign Minister said they are keeping a close eye on the entire situation. He said his country believes in upholding the human rights and rule of law.