Jammu & Kashmir not India's internal matter: Qureshi

Pic08-060 ISLAMABAD: Aug08- Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi speaks during a press conference at the Foreign Ministry in Islamabad. Pakistan will not resort to military action in a row with nuclear arch-rival India, as tensions soared over New Delhi’s decision to tighten its grip on the disputed Kashmir region. ONLINE PHOTO by Waseem Khan

ISLAMABAD, (MANEND NEWS): Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah
Mahmood Qureshi on Monday has categorically stated that Jammu and
Kashmir was not India s internal matter and the final settlement of the

dispute lay in the resolutions of United Nations Security Council
“Let me be clear: Jammu & Kashmir is an internationally recognised
dispute on the UN Security Council agenda,” he said in a tweet.
The foreign minister mentioned that the UNSC resolution called for
“free and impartial plebiscite under” the UN auspices to resolve the
dispute. “Nothing about J&K can be India s internal matter,” he said.
Earlier, addressing the condolence reference organized by Tehreek-e-
Kashmir United Kindom regarding Ashraf Sahrai through video link,
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi termed the death of senior All
Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Ashraf Sahrai as extrajudicial
killing in custody.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that Sehrai struggled in all his life for the
Kashmir cause and right of self-determination.
FM Qureshi said that Sehrai never lost hope but in Kashmir struggle he
lost his beloved son Junaid Sehrai through extra judicial killing in
custody. Sehrai also left us under Indian custody which deeply
saddened me.
“Sehrai saw ups and downs, faced oppression but never accepted
India’s illegal occupation,” Qureshi added. Foreign Minister Qureshi
condoled with the berieved family of Sehrai and the leadership of
“On this occasion I want to reiterate Pakistan’s support to the Kashmir
cause and are confident that Kashmiris will succed and one day
achieve their objective according to the UN charter and commitment
made under Security Council resolutions,” Foreign Minister Qureshi

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