Unresolved Kashmir dispute threat for peace in South Asia: PM AJK

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ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider khan has said that unresolved Kashmir dispute is a potential threat for peace in South Asia and made it clear that permanent and durable peace could not be established between Indian and Pakistan unless and until Kashmir issue is resolved in accordance with the wishes and aspirations of Kashmiri people in the line with the United Nations relevant resolutions. In an interview here on Sunday, he urged upon the international community to exert pressure over India to immediately stop the flagrant human rights violations and systematic killings of Kashmiri people at the hands of oppressive Indian forces. The Prime Minister said that the Kashmir issue has become in the sharp focus of the world attention due to unprecedented sacrifices offered by the kashmiri people for the liberation of their mother land. It is now the collective responsibility of the international community to come forward and play their practical role in resolving the lingering Kashmir dispute. . He said implementation of United Nations resolutions on Kashmir is the only way to settle the Kashmir dispute for establishing permanent and lasting peace in the region. He underscored the need for immediately stopping killings of Kashmiri’s and human rights violations in occupied Kashmir and to explore the avenues through diplomatic means for the settlement of Kashmir dispute. He said occupied Kashmir is under complete siege and lock down for the last eleven months and even communication system is not operating in held territory while 8 hundred thousands Indian troops have been engaged to crush the indigenous struggle of the Kashmiri people. Indian government has been using all illegal and immoral tactics to change the demography of the state for this purpose 27 thousand illegal state subjects have been issued to non-state residents. Turning to the observance of Black day on 5th of august, he said Kashmiri’s will again demonstrate their firm determination on this day that whole Kashmiri nation is united against the Indian repressions and will continue their struggle till the complete liberation of Occupied Kashmir. He said Chairman Senate has informed that the special session of the Senate will be held in Muzaffarabad on 5th of august to express complete solidarity with the people occupied Kashmir. This session he said will be a milestone in context of current situation obtaining in Occupied Kashmir. He urged upon the Indian government to allow the foreign journalists and human rights activists to visit occupied Kashmir to monitor the grave situation prevailing over there.