Pakistan Faces ‘Uphill Activity’ To Get Kashmir Into ‘Centre’ Of Agenda At UN: Pak Minister

Pakistan Faces 'Uphill Task' To Get Kashmir Into 'Centre' Of Agenda At UN: Pak Minister

Pakistan rakes up the difficulty of Jammu and Kashmir at each UN discussion board.

United Nations:

Pakistan International Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has admitted that Islamabad faces an “uphill job” to get the Kashmir concern into the “centre” of the agenda of the United Nations.

Mr Zardari additionally fumbled as he went on to confer with India, describing it first as “our pal” earlier than utilizing the time period “neighbouring” nation.

“You are additionally proper to notice that we face a very uphill job to attempt to get Kashmir into the centre of the agenda on the United Nations,” Mr Zardari stated at a press convention right here on Friday, responding to a query that drew parallels between the scenario in Palestine with Kashmir.

Pakistan rakes up the difficulty of Jammu and Kashmir at each UN discussion board and platform, regardless of the subject or agenda being mentioned.

Nonetheless, it fails to get any traction or help for its agenda from the broader UN membership that considers Kashmir to be a bilateral concern between India and Pakistan.

“And at any time when the difficulty of Kashmir is introduced up, our mates inside, with.. our pal… our.. our… neighbouring nations, strongly object, vociferously object and so they perpetuate a post-fact narrative the place they attempt to declare that this isn’t a dispute for the United Nations, that this isn’t a disputed territory recognised for the worldwide group,” the 34-year-old Pakistani overseas minister stated.

Tensions between India and Pakistan spiked after New Delhi abrogated Article 370 of the Structure to revoke the particular standing of Jammu and Kashmir on August 5, 2019.

India has categorically informed the worldwide group that the scrapping of Article 370 was an inside matter. It additionally suggested Pakistan to simply accept the fact and cease all anti-India propaganda.

India has informed Pakistan that it needs regular neighbourly relations with Islamabad in an atmosphere freed from terror, hostility and violence.

Mr Zardari stated “whereas we do discover it tough to get the reality throughout, we’re persistent in our efforts” and added that at each alternative, whether or not it’s within the UN Safety Council or different occasions, he makes the hassle to say each the plight of the folks of Palestine and of Kashmir.

“I believe your parallel may be very justified. There are various similarities between the plight of the folks of Kashmir and the plight of the folks of Palestine. I believe it is honest to say that each points stay unaddressed by the United Nations and we might wish to see an additional focus not solely on Palestine but in addition on Kashmir,” he added.

Mr Zardari was addressing the media right here on the end result of the Girls in Islam Convention and Commemoration of the First Islamophobia Day, on the sidelines of the Fee on the Standing of Girls (CSW).

(This story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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