Pak president urges for end to ‘atrocities’
SRINAGAR: Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, has written letters to heads of permanent members of the UN Security Council (UNSC) regarding “grave human rights violations” committed by the government forces in Kashmir, Radio Pakistan reported.
A statement from foreign office of Pakistan has said that the Prime Minister urged them to call upon Indian government to immediately stop “bloodshed in occupied Kashmir”, it reported.
“The letters emphasize the extremely negative implications of the dire situation in occupied Kashmir, on regional, as well as international peace and security,” it added.
The prime minister, as per the report, called upon the permanent members to fulfil their responsibility with regard to Jammu and Kashmir dispute.
He said that the non-resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute was a “constant source of tension” and “instability” in the region and a threat to international peace and security, it said.
The Pakistan premier has also highlighted Pakistan’s commitment to peacefully resolve the Jammu and Kashmir dispute in accordance with the resolutions of the UN Security Council, it said.
Meanwhile, president of Pakistan, Mamnoon Hussain, called upon the international community to urge India to immediately put an end to ‘atrocities’ against Kashmiris and resolve Kashmir dispute in accordance with UN resolutions for durable peace in the region, Radio Pakistan said in a separate report.
The president, interacting with Italian Minister for Defence Roberta Pinotti, condemned violation of human rights committed by the government forces and “use of brutal means to suppress the peaceful struggle of the Kashmiris for attainment of their rights”.