Nawaz Sharif engaging international community over Kashmir issue

A day before Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be speaking at United Nation General Assembly, he had been busy in sideline meetings with US Secretary of State John Kerry, British Prime Minister Theresa May and Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif.

At a meeting with US State Secretary John Kerry, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif urges US to help in resolve the issue between Pakistan and India.

“I still remember (former) president (Bill) Clinton’s promise that the US will play its role to help out in resolving bilateral disputes and issues between Pakistan and India,” he said.

Secretary Kerry appreciated the efforts of the armed forces of Pakistan, security institutions and police in rooting out terrorism and extremism. Secretary Kerry said that Pakistan and Afghanistan have mutual interests in peace and security.


In another meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May, PM Sharif asked her to play her role in persuading India to stop its atrocities in Kashmir and Human Rights violations. We will not disappoint our Kashmiri brothers at any cost; we will keep on reminding the international community of its decades old commitments that have not been honored till today, the Prime Minister reaffirmed.

British Prime Minister Ms. Theresa May appreciated Pakistan’s role in eradicating terrorism and extremism from the country.

Prime Minister Sharif also met Saudi Crown Prince Muhammd Bin Naif, both leaders expressed satisfaction on the excellent state of bilateral ties between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, which are both important pillars of the Muslim world. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reaffirmed Pakistan’s unequivocal support for protection of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Saudi Arabia against any threat.

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif raised the state atrocities in the Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir during the meeting and said that the entire state of Jammu & Kashmir has been reduced to a jail by the Indian Occupation forces.

Referring to the recent threatening statements from the Indian Government, the Prime Minister said that such statements will put in danger regional peace and stability.

Prime Minister also wrote letters to heads of state of United Nation Security Council’s permanent member countries (P5), urging them to resolve Kashmir issue and implementation of UNSC resolution on Kashmir and ask India to stop human rights violation in Kashmir against innocent people.

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