Pak PM urged world to play its part in stopping Kashmir Issue

Vastavam web: Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi today met UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in China and urged the world body to play its part in stopping “Indian atrocities” in Kashmir and accused New Delhi of “unprovoked ceasefire violations”, which he warned can dangerously escalate the situation along the LoC.According to an official statement from the Pakistan Prime Minister’s Office, Abbasi met Guterres on the sidelines of BOAO Forum for Asia being held in the southern Chinese city of Boao.

“Pakistan seeks a just and peaceful resolution of the dispute, in accordance with UN Security Council Resolutions and the aspirations of the Kashmiri people,” Abbasi said.He called upon UN to play its part in stopping “Indian atrocities” on Kashmiris, the statement said.Abbasi also told Guterres about the “deliberate and unprovoked ceasefire violations” by India along the Line of Control (LoC) and the Working Boundary, resulting in the death of civilians, the statement said.

Briefing UN Secretary General on Pakistan’s counter-terrorism efforts, he stated that his goverment follows a ‘zero tolerance’ policy towards terrorism and extremism and has achieved “significant success”.The UN Secretary General acknowledged Pakistan’s efforts towards counter-terrorism, humanitarian assistance to the Afghan refugees and the UN peacekeeping operations, the statemtent said.He maintained that he had been advocating the need for a serious dialogue on the Kashmir issue, the Pakistan PMO statement said.