Pakistan seeks international help to resolve Kashmir issue with India

Pakistan envoy said Kashmir was a "nuclear flashpoint" and must not be underestimated.

By: PTI | Islamabad | Published:October 22, 2016 7:48 pm
Jalil Abbas Jilani. File/Express Photo Pakistan’s ambassador to the US Jalil Abbas Jilani. File/Express Photo

In yet another attempt to internationalise the Kashmir issue, Pakistan’s ambassador to the US Jalil Abbas Jilani has called on the global community to help resolve the long-pending dispute with India, calling it a “nuclear flashpoint” in South Asia. Delivering a keynote address at the World Affairs Council, at Washington-based think-tank, on Thursday night, the envoy said Kashmir was a “nuclear flashpoint” and it must not be underestimated.

Associated Press of Pakistan reported that the envoy regretted that India was undermining all diplomatic efforts for a dialogue, including its refusal to engage at the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) forum.

“The peace and stability in South Asia will not be possible without resolving underlying disputes, particularly the Jammu and Kashmir being the core dispute,” Jilani said.

“The international community and the US in particular need to play a role in seeking a peaceful settlement of Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan, in accordance with the relevant UN Security Council resolutions,” he said.

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    Ikok
    Oct 22, 2016 at 5:12 pm
    Kashmir is a muslim state and rest of states that have muslim majority should also have the option to be part of a muslim country.. so they are free to do what their religion allow them freely.. Hindues by faith are radical and cannot tolerate others and treat them like animals and kill them on petty matters.. Wipe out stan ??? 😀 you Indians you will be begging in the next few years..
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      Ikok
      Oct 22, 2016 at 5:30 pm
      Many muslims migrated from all states of India
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        Sirius
        Oct 22, 2016 at 5:28 pm
        Ukhad le Jo ukhadna hai ...
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        MyTake
        Oct 22, 2016 at 9:12 pm
        International community should come forward to rescues the people of stan from Mullah's grip, whom they are now putting in a perpetual bind with Chinese!
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          Adi
          Oct 22, 2016 at 7:10 pm
          Have u thrown UN resolutions in the dust bin u r seeking international opinion and help
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            Adi
            Oct 22, 2016 at 7:09 pm
            What happened to UN resolutions
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              Ibrahim
              Oct 22, 2016 at 3:14 pm
              Hannah read carefully stan threatens India nuclear bomb. Pak has no balls to use nuclear weapons, India must repeat 1971 and break pak, Baluchistan stands with India
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                Ibrahim
                Oct 22, 2016 at 3:04 pm
                stan always dares to interfere Indian internal issues, stan trains, weaponizes and infiltrates terrorist to destroy India for 30 years but Modi and Indian do understand that stan want war, repeat 1971this time Balochistan
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