Srinagar: The Hurriyat Conference (M) has termed the recent statement of UN as significant and timely wherein it expressed concern over the rising tension between India and Pakistan and stressed upon both the countries to solve their issues through peaceful means.
A Hurriyat spokesman said the rising tension between the two nations over the issue of Kashmir was taking a dangerous turn with every passing day.
The spokesman said that the confrontational approach between the two nations has in past given rise to armed conflicts and wars, resulting in death and destruction at large scale and the rising current tensions between the two nations is taking an alarming shape, the spokesman added.
The spokesman stated at this crucial juncture, the concern of UN over Kashmir and the offer of mediation to solve the Kashmir issue between India and Pakistan through peaceful dialogue shows that International community is deeply concerned about the Kashmir dispute and is keenly watching the situation over here. He added that it further proves that there is a growing realization at international level that without resolving Kashmir issue, the clouds of a nuclear conflict are going to remain there which endangers the peace of the region and the world.
The Hurriyat spokesman meanwhile paid glowing tributes to the five youth of Handwara area on their first martyrdom anniversary who were martyred by the government forces while protesting against an alleged molestation of a local girl by RR personnel. The spokesman said that in spite of ordering probe, the forces personnel involved in the killing of unarmed protesting youth were not brought to justice till date.