Pakistan Parliament passes resolution on Kashmir

KL News Network

Srinagar

Pakistan Parliament (Image :Internet)

Pakistan’s parliament on Monday passed a unanimous resolution extending solidarity with the Kashmiris and rejecting as “ridiculous” the Indian stand that Kashmir is an integral part of India.

As reported by Radio Pakistan, the resolution was moved by Minister for Kashmir Affair Barjees Tahir in the National Assembly “extended political, moral and diplomatic support to the Kashmiris in the just struggle for their right to self-determination in lines with the UN resolutions.”

“The resolution rejected the ridiculous Indian claim that Kashmir is an integral part of India as it itself took the issue to the UN as a dispute between the two sovereign states,” it said.

It condemned the alleged human rights violations in Kashmir and deplored continuous silence of the international community on the issue.

The resolution came a day after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif described Kashmir issue as the “unfinished agenda of partition” and the oldest disputes in the UN Security Council.

As reported in News18.com, the resolution called upon the UN Security Council to take concrete steps for implementation of its resolutions for granting right to self-determination to the Kashmiris.

It called upon the international community to take notice of the gravity of the situation and urge India to respect human rights and right to self-determination.

The resolution called upon the UN Military Observer Group in Pakistan and India to fulfill its mandated task.

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