Imran lambastes New Delhi over violence in IoK

Published: December 16, 2018
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Prime Minister Imran Khan. PHOTO: PTI

Prime Minister Imran Khan. PHOTO: PTI

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday condemned the ongoing violence perpetrated by New Delhi in Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK) following the martyrdom of 14 Kashmiri civilians.

In a series of tweets on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, PM Imran condemned the killing of innocent Kashmiris in Pulwama by Indian occupation forces, adding that “only dialogue and not violence will resolve the Kashmir conflict.”

The premier went on to add that he would raise the issue of human rights violations by New Delhi and push forward the United Nations Security Council to fulfill its commitment to a plebiscite.

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In another tweet, Imran asserted the need to allow the people of Kashmir to the right to self-determination.

FO statement

Earlier in the day the Foreign Office strongly condemned the martyrdom of 14 Kashmiris and injuries to 200 others in Pulwama.

“Pakistan strongly condemns the horrific bloodbath in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir by the Indian occupation force that has resulted in the martyrdom of 14 innocent Kashmiris and injuries to more than 200 protesters,” the statement reads.

 

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Reader Comments (2)

  • Bunny Rabbit
    Dec 16, 2018 - 10:42PM

    Till both the sides blame each other blindly nothing good will ever come out . why not perform some joint exercise like builidng a hospital or school together there ?Recommend

  • Sandip
    Dec 17, 2018 - 4:14AM

    People who support terrorists are also terrorists. If some people come out to provide human shields to terrorists, they will have to be taken out if need be.Recommend

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