Pakistan to approach every forum till resolution of Kashmir issue: FM

ISLAMABAD, Aug 27 (APP):Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi Tuesday reiterated that Pakistan would go to every forum to ensure that Indian atrocities in the Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ&K) were halted and the dispute was resolved in line with the aspirations of the Kashmiris and the United Nations Security Council resolutions.

He also reaffirmed Pakistan’s principled political, diplomatic and moral support to the Kashmiris in their just struggle for the right to self-determination.

The foreign minister was talking to a five-member delegation of British parliamentarians led by Khalid Mahmood, and comprising Imran Hussain and Stephen Timms who called on him and discussed the current deteriorating human rights situation in IoJ&K. The delegation is on a four-day visit to Pakistan, the Foreign Office in a press release said.

The foreign minister apprised the delegation of the illegal unilateral actions by India in IoJ&K and the ruthless military siege of the valley which continued consecutively for three weeks, without any respite, despite international condemnation and censure.