LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has stated that tensions in occupied Kashmir are for India and Pakistan to resolve.
Johnson and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke by phone on Tuesday night.
A Downing Road spokesperson stated: “Prime Minister Modi started by congratulating the Prime Minister on his appointment.
“The 2 leaders agreed on the significance of the UK-India partnership and the necessity to construct on it additional, significantly by commerce and financial ties and thru the dwelling bridge that hyperlinks our international locations. Prime Minister Modi stated there are immense potentialities for the UK and India which might enhance prosperity in each international locations.
“The Prime Minister and Prime Minister Modi mentioned the present state of affairs in Kashmir. The Prime Minister made clear that the UK views the problem of Kashmir is one for India and Pakistan to resolve bilaterally. He underlined the significance of resolving points by dialogue.
“Forward of the G7, the Prime Minister and Prime Minister Modi agreed on the significance of working collectively to deal with local weather change and different threats to biodiversity. They regarded ahead to assembly on the summit this weekend to debate this and different points.”