'Another Attempt By Pak Fails': India's Envoy To UN On Bringing Up J&K

Jammu and Kashmir was made Union Territory final yr; the opposite was Ladakh (File)

United Nations:

Pakistan’s try and internationalise the Kashmir challenge by means of the United Nations has once more “come to naught”, after a UN Safety Council assembly convened by China to debate the matter ended with none consequence, a high Indian diplomat stated on Thursday.

India’s Everlasting Consultant to the UN TS Tirumurti stated many different members of the Safety Council underlined that Jammu and Kashmir was a bilateral matter between India and Pakistan and in addition careworn on the significance of the Simla Settlement.

“The try of Pakistan to internationalise this challenge by means of the United Nations has once more come to naught,” Mr Tirumurti stated.

“One other try by Pakistan fails! In at this time’s assembly of UN Safety Council (UNSC) which was closed, casual, not recorded, and with none consequence, nearly all nations underlined that J&Okay was bilateral challenge & didn’t deserve time and a spotlight of Council,” Mr Tirumurti tweeted.

China, Pakistan’s “all-weather ally”, known as for a dialogue on the problem of Jammu and Kashmir within the Safety Council below “Any Different Enterprise” on Wednesday, when India marked the primary anniversary of ending particular standing to Jammu and Kashmir and division of the state into two Union Territories – Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

Sources stated the US took the lead, and plenty of different council members additionally joined and made it clear that the Kashmir challenge was not a matter for the UN physique to debate and is a bilateral challenge between India and Pakistan.

Pakistan has been unsuccessfully making an attempt to drum up worldwide assist in opposition to India for withdrawing Jammu and Kashmir’s particular standing and bifurcating it into two Union Territories.

India has categorically advised the worldwide neighborhood that scrapping Article 370 was its inside matter. It additionally requested Pakistan to just accept the fact and cease all anti-India propaganda.

In January, China, on behalf of Pakistan, had made the same try to boost the Kashmir challenge below “different issues” throughout closed consultations within the Safety Council Consultations Room. Then too, China stood alone within the Pakistani nook to get the Safety Council to concentrate on the Kashmir challenge.

The January try had failed as different member nations stated that Kashmir was a bilateral matter between India and Pakistan.

Earlier on Wednesday, Mr Tirumurti stated opposite to what Pakistan could declare, Islamabad has not been profitable in making an attempt to place Jammu and Kashmir on the UN agenda. “Frankly, the try by Pakistan to try to internationalise, what’s a bilateral challenge, is nothing new. A lie repeated 100 occasions is not going to develop into reality,” he stated.

He stated opposite to what Overseas Minister of Pakistan Shah Mahmood Qureshi has asserted, there was “no formal assembly of the Safety Council on the India-Pakistan challenge even as soon as for the previous 55 years, not to mention thrice.”

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