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“Another Attempt By Pak Fails”: India’s Envoy To UN On Bringing Up J&K


Jammu and Kashmir was made Union Territory final 12 months; the opposite was Ladakh (File)

United Nations:

Pakistan’s try and internationalise the Kashmir difficulty by the United Nations has once more “come to naught”, after a UN Security Council assembly convened by China to debate the matter ended with none final result, a high Indian diplomat stated on Thursday.

India’s Permanent Representative to the UN TS Tirumurti stated many different members of the Security Council underlined that Jammu and Kashmir was a bilateral matter between India and Pakistan and in addition pressured on the significance of the Simla Agreement.

“The attempt of Pakistan to internationalise this issue through the United Nations has again come to naught,” Mr Tirumurti stated.

“Another attempt by Pakistan fails! In today’s meeting of UN Security Council (UNSC) which was closed, informal, not recorded, and without any outcome, almost all countries underlined that J&K was bilateral issue & did not deserve time and attention of Council,” Mr Tirumurti tweeted.

China, Pakistan’s “all-weather ally”, referred to as for a dialogue on the difficulty of Jammu and Kashmir within the Security Council below “Any Other Business” on Wednesday, when India marked the primary anniversary of ending particular standing to Jammu and Kashmir and division of the state into two Union Territories – Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

Sources stated the US took the lead, and plenty of different council members additionally joined and made it clear that the Kashmir difficulty was not a matter for the UN physique to debate and is a bilateral difficulty between India and Pakistan.

Pakistan has been unsuccessfully making an attempt to drum up worldwide help in opposition to India for withdrawing Jammu and Kashmir’s particular standing and bifurcating it into two Union Territories.

India has categorically informed the worldwide group that scrapping Article 370 was its inside matter. It additionally requested Pakistan to simply accept the fact and cease all anti-India propaganda.

In January, China, on behalf of Pakistan, had made an identical try to boost the Kashmir difficulty below “other matters” throughout closed consultations within the Security Council Consultations Room. Then too, China stood alone within the Pakistani nook to get the Security Council to give attention to the Kashmir difficulty.

The January try had failed as different member international locations stated that Kashmir was a bilateral matter between India and Pakistan.

Earlier on Wednesday, Mr Tirumurti stated opposite to what Pakistan might declare, Islamabad has not been profitable in making an attempt to place Jammu and Kashmir on the UN agenda. “Frankly, the attempt by Pakistan to try and internationalise, what is a bilateral issue, is nothing new. A lie repeated a hundred times will not become truth,” he stated.

He stated opposite to what Foreign Minister of Pakistan Shah Mahmood Qureshi has asserted, there was “no formal meeting of the Security Council on the India-Pakistan issue even once for the past 55 years, let alone three times.”


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