ASEAN coalition supports OIC communique on IOJ&K

ASEAN coalition supports OIC communique on IOJ&K

ISLAMABAD-The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has expressed full support to communique of recent OIC Contact Group Virtual Emergency meeting on situation of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

In a letter to OIC, ASEAN coalition pointed out that situation on the ground in Jammu Kashmir is dire and needs immediate attention to alleviate sufferings of Kashmiri civilians.

It stated that since the August 2019 lockdown, there is no breathing space for the Kashmiris as the BJP Indian government has escalated its grip on the disputed territory moving towards a complete annexation.

The coalition said India’s preoccupation to annex Kashmir has overshadowed the pandemic crisis which India has not been able to cope.