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China draws blank at UNSC consultation on Kashmir

United Nations: China drew a blank at the Security Council consultation at which it raised the Kashmir issue with members declaring it a bilateral issue and refusing to step in. Beijing’s Permanent Representative Zhang Jun himself acknowledged it saying the meeting encouraged India and Pakistan to seek a dialogue with each other. India’s Permanent Representative Syed […]

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi (File Photo)

Dealing with Doval doctrine in ‘Modi’s Hindustan’: Pakistan FM Minister – 2 min read

Islamabad:  A day after its failure to get anything from the closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Saturday that Islamabad is dealing with Doval doctrine in “Modi’s Hindustan” as against “Nehru’s Hindustan”. Qureshi addressed a joint press conference with Director General, Inter Services Public […]

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi (File Photo/IANS)

Pakistan holds high-level meet on Kashmir post UNSC setback – 2 min read

Islamabad:  A meeting of Pakistan’s top brass chaired by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi was under way on Saturday to discuss the situation in Kashmir and to devise a future plan of action following the UN Security Council meet where it failed to censure India over its revocation of special status to Jammu and Kashmir. […]

India's Permanent Representative at UNSC Syed Akbaruddin (Photo: IANS)

UNSC accepts India’s efforts in Kashmir, wants all to follow suit: Envoy – 3 min read

United Nations: The Security Council has acknowledged India’s measures to bring normalcy and development to Kashmir and wants all countries to follow suit, India’s Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin said on Friday. Speaking to reporters after its informal meeting, he outlined the various steps being taken by India since the special status of Kashmir was rescinded and […]

Zhang Jun, China's ambassador to the UN (File Photo/IANS)

Post-UNSC meet, China asks India, Pak to settle disputes peacefully – 2 min read

New York: Zhang Jun, China’s ambassador to the UN, on Friday urged India and Pakistan to settle disputes peacefully and “discard the zerosum game mentality”. Addressing the media after the closed door talks on Kashmir at the UN Security Council, Zhang said: “We call upon relevant parties to exercise peace and not to take actions […]

UN Security Council President Joanna Wronecka (Photo: IANS)

UNSC President refuses to comment on Pakistan’s letter over Kashmir

United Nations (2 MIN READ):  UN Security Council President Joanna Wronecka has refused to comment on the letter from Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the situation in Kashmir. Asked about it by reporters, she shook her and murmured “No,” before walking away from a media briefing by seven Western […]