Pak mission to UN is Kashmir’s voice at world body: Maleeha

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Srinagar: The Pakistan Mission to the United Nations serves as the voice of the Kashmiri people at the world body, Pak Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi told a large gathering of Kashmiri and Pakistani community leaders in New York, Pak media reports said on Saturday.
As per reports speaking at a meeting held on Friday at Pakistan House to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day, Ambassador Lodhi said, “We are the voice of the people of occupied Jammu and Kashmir here,” adding that Pakistan is fighting the case of Kashmiri people at the international forum on the basis of irrefutable moral and legal grounds.
“Today I briefed the President of the Security Council, Gustavo Adolfo Velasquez, on the grave situation in occupied Jammu and Kashmir,” the Pakistani envoy told the gathering, She said that she also told him about the escalation of ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC), which together pose a ‘serious threat to international peace and security.’ The Pakistani envoy said she reminded the UN of its responsibility to address the grave situation in Kashmir that has long been on the UN agenda but Security Council resolutions and promises to the Kashmiri people remain unimplemented.
“The Kashmir issue is very much alive at the UN and will remain alive until it is resolved according to the wishes of the people of Kashmir and UN Resolutions,” Pak media reports said quoting Lodhi.

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