Referring to his numerous appeals as Home Minister for talks to all those raking up Kashmir issue, Singh recalled how Hurriyat leaders did not open their doors for visiting members of the all-party delegation once led by him to the Valley.
Pakistan's Cabinet on May 21 approved Gilgit-Baltistan Order 2018 which was also endorsed by the region's assembly. The order is being seen as Pakistan's efforts towards incorporating the disputed region as its fifth province.
Sumit Seth, a Counsellor in India's Mission in Geneva, said that the world does not need lessons in democracy and human rights from a 'failed state' that has a record of protecting terrorists like Osama Bin Laden.
"Pakistan is committed to its policy of peaceful neighbourhood but India's posture including its claims of surgical strikes and unprecedented escalation on Line of Control and Working Boundary are threat to peace."