International Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi addressed a letter with a complete factsheet to the United Nations Secretary-Basic and the President of the UN Safety Council outlining Pakistan’s authorized case on Jammu and Kashmir dispute.
The letter, together with an in depth factsheet and complete annexures, highlights the unlawful, unilateral, coercive Indian actions of 5 August 2019, which goal at bringing a few demographic change in Indian occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IOJ&Okay), to alter the Muslim majority of the state to a minority.
The press launch from the International Workplace stated the letter, not solely builds on Pakistan’s efforts to sensitize the worldwide neighborhood concerning the persevering with Indian atrocities in IOJ&Okay, but in addition presents Pakistan’s complete place on the Jammu & Kashmir dispute, together with the related UN Safety Council resolutions, bilateral agreements and related letters to the UN in a sequential method, laying out the worldwide regulation and Pakistan’s authorized case on Jammu and Kashmir dispute.
The international minister emphasised within the letter that not solely are the Indian actions in stark violation of its worldwide commitments, however additionally they contravene the quite a few bilateral commitments, together with the Simla Settlement, Lahore Declaration (1999), Islamabad Declaration (2004), Joint Assertion of the Nationwide Safety Advisers & International Secretaries of each nations (December 2015) and Pakistan – India Joint Assertion (December 2015), which clearly settle for the disputed standing of IOJ&Okay and reaffirm the dedication of peaceable decision of the identical.
“Indian aggression and hegemonic actions in IOJ&Okay are a menace to regional peace and stability and maintain hostage peace and improvement in South Asia. Pakistan will proceed to increase political, ethical and diplomatic help to the Kashmiri battle for the belief of the authentic proper of self-determination,” the letter learn.