NSA Dr Moeed Yusuf hosts US Deputy Secretary of State

Terms human rights violations in IIOJK a serious threat to peace in the region


APP October 09, 2021
Dr Moeed Yousuf. PHOTO: FILE

ISLAMABAD:

National Security Adviser (NSA) Dr Moeed Yusuf said massive human rights violations in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) by the brutal Indian occupant forces were a serious threat to peace in the region.

He said this while shedding light on the plight of Kashmiris in IIOJK during a meeting with US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman on Friday, a news release said.

The delegations of Pakistan and the US discussed bilateral issues and the evolving situation in the region during the meeting.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Moeed said the international community needed to talk and liaise with Afghanistan’s new interim government.

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The discussions during the meeting focused on economic cooperation, trade, regional security and the current situation in Afghanistan.

The news release added that the meeting was held in a cordial atmosphere, where the dignitaries vouched for better bilateral relations between the two countries.

The US delegation appreciated Pakistan’s role in US’ withdrawal from Afghanistan and assisting the Afghan refugees during the transition.

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