Kashmir issue must be resolved as per UN resolutions: Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has reiterated that Kashmir issue must be resolved according to the United Nations resolutions.
Sharif said this while talking to National Security Adviser United Kingdom Sir Mark Lyall Grant, who called on him in Islamabad on Monday, Radio Pakistan reported.
"The world community must take a note of the grave human rights violations and atrocities committed by Indian forces in the Indian Occupied Kashmir. The issue of Indian Occupied Kashmir is the core issue between India and Pakistan and its resolution would ensure durable peace in the region," Sharif was quoted as saying.
The report added that Sharif said that it is high time that long standing issue of Kashmir is resolved as per the aspirations of the people of Kashmir; guaranteed to them by the UN resolutions.
He said Pakistan is peace loving country and pursues the policy of maintaining friendly relationships with all its neighbours.
"He said more than hundred innocent people have been brutally killed, hundreds have been blinded by the use of pellet guns while thousands have been injured in the last few months alone," it reported.
The British National Security Advisor appreciated the Prime Minister's policy of reaching out to the neighbour countries for establishing cordial relationships with them.
He said: "We encourage and support your efforts for peaceful cooperation with your neighbouring countries."
He acknowledged the huge sacrifices made by the armed forces, police and other law enforcing agencies in the war against terrorists.
He said that the commitment of political government and armed forces, supported by the people of Pakistan have resulted into phenomenal victory against terrorism.