Can Assist On Kashmir If Both Parties Agree: UN General Assembly Chief-Elect

The UNGA president-elect arrived in Islamabad on Sunday on a two-day go to (Representational)

New Delhi:

UN Basic Meeting president-elect Volkan Bozkir on Monday mentioned that he’s prepared to assist Pakistan and India inside his mandate to resolve their variations on Kashmir problem if requested by each the events.

Addressing a information convention together with Pakistan Overseas Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Mr Bozkir mentioned that the decision of the Kashmir problem was important for sustainable peace in South Asia, and supplied that he may also help as per his mandate.

“If my help is requested by the events, I will likely be prepared to offer contributions inside my mandate,” he mentioned.

New Delhi’s long-held place has been that Kashmir is a bilateral problem between India and Pakistan and there’s no query of any mediation or intervention by any third celebration.

After India revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s particular standing on August 5 final yr and introduced the bifurcation of the State into two Union Territories of J&Okay and Ladakh, Pakistan tried to internationalise the problem.

India has firmly informed Pakistan that the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has been, is and shall proceed to be an integral a part of India. Points associated to Jammu and Kashmir are inside matter to India.

Mr Bozkir, the first-ever Turkish nationwide to be elected to the Workplace of the President of the UNGA, was slated to go to Pakistan on July 26-27 however the go to was postponed citing “some technical flight issues.”

He additionally mentioned that “regional safety needs to be maintained by political and diplomatic means”. He added that every one points needs to be resolved peacefully by significant mutual engagements.
Bozkir feedback got here after he held detailed talks with Qureshi on totally different points, together with Kashmir.

The UNGA president-elect arrived in Islamabad on Sunday on a two-day go to on the invitation of the federal government of Pakistan.

Speaking about his assembly with Prime Minister Imran Khan, Mr Bozkir referred to as him “a well known political determine on the planet” who has a imaginative and prescient for the area and the world.

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