New Delhi, August 10
Pakistan courted disappointment in its try to internationalise the Kashmir concern in the course of 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 was primarily based 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 the UN charter,” he mentioned, indicating bilateralism as the premise for dispute settlement.
Elected President of the 75th UNGA, the Turkish diplomat was to go to Pakistan final month, however known as off his go to on account of flight-related difficulties. Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi had then mentioned he hoped to debate Kashmir. — TNS