FM asks UN to resolve decades old Kashmir dispute


ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday urged the United Nations to play its due role in resolving the decades old Kashmir dispute as per its own resolutions and wishes of the Kashmiri people.
He was addressing a function at the foreign office in Islamabad today in connection with the United Nations Day, which is being observed on Wednesday.
The Foreign Minister asked the world body to send a commission of inquiry to probe human rights abuses in occupied Kashmir by the Indian forces as documented in the UN Human Rights Commission’s report.
He said on its part, Pakistan is ready to partner any global effort to promote peace and stability in the region and the world at large.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan has played a pivotal role in the UN peacekeeping missions across the world, as it believes in peace all over the world. He said 156 Pakistani peacekeepers have sacrificed their lives to achieve this goal.


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