Pakistan gives a diplomatic blow to India at UN

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Pakistan gives a diplomatic blow to India at UN

NEW YORK – Due hectic diplomatic efforts from Pakistan the Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s Contact Group on Kashmir held its meeting in New York.

The contact group reaffirmed its complete solidarity with the Kashmiri people in their struggle for the right to self-determination.

The OIC Contact Group on Kashmir, which met on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York, also called for United Nation’s probe into the gross human rights violations in Indian-held Jammu Kashmir (IHK).

The meeting emphasized that a just settlement of the Kashmir dispute in accordance with relevant UN Security Council resolutions is also a pre-condition for lasting peace in South Asia.

In his speech, the Secretary General Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Dr Yousef Al Othaimeen reiterating OIC’s principled position on Kashmir, called for an immediate cessation of Indian oppression and atrocities in IHK.

He urged the Indian government to peacefully settle the dispute in accordance with the wishes of the Kashmiri people and the UN Security Council resolutions.

The Secretary General condemned the consistent killing of innocent Kashmiri civilians by the Indian occupation forces and the recent escalation in atrocities at the hands of Indian forces.