Ban Ki-moon expresses concern over Kashmir, calls for dialogue: Pakistan

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had apprised him about the "grave situation in Kashmir where large-scale violations of human rights were being committed by Indian security forces", the Foreign Office (FO) said.

By: PTI | Islamabad | Updated: August 26, 2016 11:37 am
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Pakistan on Friday said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has deplored the loss of lives in the Kashmir unrest and offered his good offices to facilitate dialogue to resolve the Kashmir issue. The Secretary-General made the remarks in response to a letter by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who had apprised him about the “grave situation in Kashmir where large-scale violations of human rights were being committed by Indian security forces”, the Foreign Office (FO) said.

Ban called for avoidance of violence and once again offered his “good offices to facilitate dialogue for a negotiated settlement of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute”, the FO said. “The UN SG has, inter alia, deplored the loss of life and hoped that all efforts will be made to avoid further violence,” it said. Ban added the UN was convinced it is only through dialogue that the outstanding issues between Pakistan and India, including on Kashmir, can be addressed.

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    Human
    Aug 19, 2016 at 12:33 pm
    Putting their lives at risk just for 1000 rs? Are they that poor ? Why? Thats why they ate asking for freedom?
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      Avishek Kumar
      Aug 19, 2016 at 12:07 pm
      The people who throw a stone for 1000 Rs ?? Are they innocent. It is india who is tolerating this. Can any kasmiri can make noise in POK ? Aksai Chin ? No. Theyt have theory of bang bang .... They even dont care which moon is bright and which one is dark. I would have believed kasmiris, But not on shake of showing ISIS and stan flag. Separatist and talking nonsense will not get you any where. First respect your self as indian and second shut down two nation religious theory. May be that idea will work much better.
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        eusebio manuel
        Aug 21, 2016 at 10:00 am
        Peace India stan and advance human rights
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          Danyal Paracha
          Aug 19, 2016 at 4:55 pm
          Wasing time on crazy ianz..oh stupid go on and ask kashmiriz what they want
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            Danyal Paracha
            Aug 19, 2016 at 4:55 pm
            kashmir banay ga san
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              shafiq ahmed
              Aug 20, 2016 at 9:35 am
              Kashmir Banega stan
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                Nitin
                Aug 19, 2016 at 5:13 pm
                Ban ki moon could very well have promised mr sharif that he will give him kashmir...but he didnt raise the issue with india...so dsnt mean much
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                  Pankaj Tyagi
                  Aug 19, 2016 at 5:08 pm
                  Does Ban Ki Mun has some advice to stan on following UN resolutions on Kashmir also? India will now have dialogue only on POK and terror, nothing else.
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