Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 10
Pakistan courted disappointment in its try and internationalise the Kashmir problem through the go to of UN General Assembly’s President Volkan Bozkir for the forthcoming session.
In measured remarks, Bozkir mentioned in Islamabad that UN’s place relies on its constitution. “There is also the 1972 Simla agreement between India and Pakistan which states that final status of Jammu and Kashmir should be settled by peaceful means under UN charter,” he mentioned, indicating bilateralism as the idea for dispute settlement.
Elected President of the 75th General Assembly of the UN, the Turkish diplomat was to go to Pakistan final month however known as off his go to because of flight associated difficulties. Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi had then mentioned he hoped to debate a number of points, together with Kashmir.
During conferences with Bozkir, Pakistan PM Imran Khan and Qureshi spoke of alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir throughout separate conferences in Islamabad on Monday. Khan pressed the UN to play its “rightful role in addressing the grave situation and ensure the right to self-determination of the Kashmiri people promised by earlier UNSC resolutions”.