ISLAMABAD, Aug 9 (APP):UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has expressed concern over the situation in Indian occupied Kashmir and appealed for restraint.

In a statement received here, Spokesperson for the Secretary General, Stephane Dujarric said the Secretary General has been following the situation in occupied Kashmir with concern and makes an appeal for maximum restraint.

He said the Secretary General called on all parties to refrain from taking steps that could affect the status of Jammu and Kashmir.