Courageously highlighting the Kashmir issue Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has proved to be a friend and well-wisher of Kashmir, said All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman, Syed Ali Geelani.
Geelani a statement said that although UN has not lived to the expectations of the “suppressed” nation, for which this forum came into existence, but reminding UN of this long-standing and almost forgotten issue of Kashmir, Shah Mehmood Qureshi has once again reiterated Pakistan’s stand that unless the core issue of Kashmir is resolved as per its historical perspective and according to the wishes of Kashmir, dance of death and destruction will have no end.
Reacting to the UNGA speech by Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, Syed Ali Geelani said that it was full of lies, deceit, arrogance and persistent denial of basic and ground realities. He said that we are neither surprised nor did we expect anything substantial to be delivered there. Because most people under the toxic influence of power and might, fail to accept the truth.
Claiming to be the largest democracy with a multicultural society and a fast-growing economic hub, India cannot dare to accept the bare and internationally recognized issue, not because they are not in the know of the fact, but only because they believe that they can crush the genuine people’s movement with their “military might
Hurriyat leader while highlighted the need for a peaceful settlement of Kashmir issue said that the coercive measures, killings, detentions and suppressions will yield nothing, instead will lead to devastation.