Islamabad, August 10
UN General Assembly president-elect Volkan Bozkir on Monday stated he was prepared to assist Pakistan and India inside his mandate to resolve their variations on Kashmir subject if requested by each the events.
Addressing a information convention together with Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Bozkir stated that the decision of the Kashmir subject was very important for sustainable peace in South Asia, and supplied that he can assist as per his mandate.
“If my help is requested by the events, I can be prepared to offer contributions inside my mandate,” he stated.
New Delhi’s long-held place has been that Kashmir is a bilateral subject between India and Pakistan and there’s no query of any mediation or intervention by any third social gathering.
After India revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s particular standing on August 5 final 12 months and introduced the bifurcation of the state into Union Territories of J&Ok and Ladakh, Pakistan tried to internationalise the difficulty.
India has firmly advised Pakistan that the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has been, is and shall proceed to be an integral a part of India. Issues associated to Jammu and Kashmir are inner matter to India.
Bozkir, the first-ever Turkish nationwide to be elected to the Office of the President of the UNGA, was slated to go to Pakistan on July 26-27 however the go to was postponed citing “some technical flight issues.”
He additionally stated that “regional security should be maintained through political and diplomatic means”.
He added that every one points ought to be resolved peacefully by way of significant mutual engagements.
Bozkir feedback got here after he held detailed talks with Qureshi on totally different points, together with Kashmir.
The UNGA president-elect arrived in Islamabad on Sunday on a two-day go to on the invitation of the federal government of Pakistan.
Talking about his assembly with Prime Minister Imran Khan, Bozkir referred to as him “a well-known political figure in the world” who has a imaginative and prescient for the area and the world.
Khan throughout his assembly with Bozkir stated the UN ought to play its function in addressing the scenario in Kashmir.
Bozkir additionally talked concerning the unprecedented well being problem of COVID-19 which was a menace with social, political and financial penalties.
Earlier, Bozkir planted a sapling within the gardens of the overseas workplace constructing as a part of the nationwide tree plantation drive. PTI