FM Qureshi lauds country's counter-terrorism efforts

Multilateralism is a key part of our foreign policy, says foreign minister

News Desk October 24, 2018
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi. PHOTO:AFP

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi lauded the country's counter-terrorism efforts and said Pakistan has conducted the largest counter-insurgency operation while addressing an event at the Foreign Office (FO) on Wednesday.

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"Multilateralism is a key part of our foreign policy," said Qureshi, highlighting Pakistan's role in peacekeeping efforts around the world on UN Day.

He chose the opportunity to call on the UN to probe human rights abuses in Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK) as documented in the recent UNHRC report and urged the world body to open an inquiry into the matter.

"The council owes it to the Kashmiri people and the world at large to play its mandated role."

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UN Day marks the anniversary the UN officially came into being through the UN charter in 1945. It has been celebrated as such since 1948 and has been recommended by the UN General Assembly to be observed as a public holiday.




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