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Pak rakes up Kashmir issue again at UN

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Islamabad: Raising the issue of Kashmir at the United Nations, Pakistan underscored the need for the world body to stop pursuing double standards and injustices being done the Kashmiris and urged to honour the commitments made to them through its resolutions.

Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Maleeha Lodhi speaking at a high-level debate on Peace and Security in the United Nations in New York raised the issue, reports Radio Pakistan.

The Pakistani envoy urged the 193 nation’s world body to play its role against the military aggression and denial of the right of self-determination to people living under occupation.

She also questioned why the Security Council was reluctant to refer legal disputes to the International Court of Justice.

Islamabad has time and again raised the issue of Kashmir at various UN platforms, to which New Delhi has strongly condemned citing clear interference in its internal affairs and unwarranted.(ANI)

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