FM Qureshi stresses resolution of disputes in S Asia for durable peace

Dunya News

Qureshi said the situation is so dire that the Kashmiris have no access to essential commodities.

NEW YORK (Dunya News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday stressed for resolution of bilateral disputes in South Asia for durable peace and stability in the region.

Talking to President of International Crisis Group Robert Malley in New York, he said that the Indian government has made hostage eight million Kashmiris by clamping the worst curfew in occupied Kashmir.

Qureshi went on to say the situation is so dire that the Kashmiris have no access to essential commodities including food and medicines.

The foreign minister said international media and human rights organizations are exposing the Indian oppression in occupied valley.

On the other hand, talking to media along with Kashmiri leaders in New York, FM Qureshi said Indian attempts to hoodwink the international community on the situation in Occupied Kashmir will not succeed.

He said India is lying and misleading the world about state of affairs in Occupied Kashmir.

Qureshi further demanded that India should immediately lift the curfew and let the international observers visit the area to assess the real situation in the held valley.

“I have sent a detailed letters to UN Secretary General and President of the Security Council giving a comprehensive view of the situation in Occupied Kashmir,” he said.

Speaking on the occasion, veteran Kashmiri leader Ghulam Nabi Fai said Indian authorities have turned the valley into hell.