Pakistan forcefully raising HR violations in IOK at Int'l fora: FO
Nafees Zakaria reiterates Pakistan's desire to resolve all outstanding disputes with India through talks.
Pakistan has been forcefully raising the issue of gross human rights violations in occupied Kashmir at all international forums, including the United Nations, the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Organization of Islamic Cooperation, and other international organizations.
This was stated by Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria while talking to Radio Pakistan's News and Current Affairs Channel on Wednesday.
He said Pakistan has drawn attention of the UN Security Council members as well international human rights organizations to the Indian forces' atrocities against the Kashmiris wherein over sixty people have been martyred.
About five thousand people were injured in which about one hundred people have lost their
He said the OIC has issued a very strong statement, expressing concern over the human rights violations in occupied Kashmir.
Nafees Zakaria said Pakistan has been highlighting the Kashmir issue at international level, and will continue to do so.
To a question about the possibility of talks with India, the Foreign Office spokesperson said Pakistan has been holding the stance of having good ties with all the neighbours, including India for ensuring a durable peace in the region.
He said Pakistan desires resolution of all outstanding issues with India, including Kashmir, through dialogue. However, India always avoided talks using untoward incidents as a pretext.