Talks best option to resolve all issues between Pakistan, India: Qureshi

From Correspondent

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has urged the United Nations to constitute a Commission of Inquiry to probe atrocities being committed by Indian forces in Occupied Kashmir on the basis of report presented by the UN Human Rights Commission.

Speaking to media in Multan, he said the Kashmir issue has been in the limelight following presentation of the UNHR report.

He said he met the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres during his visit to the United States and urged him to constitute a Commission of Inquiry to probe Indian atrocities in the held Kashmir. To a question about Pakistan’s relations with neighbours, he said Pakistan wants good relations with India and restoration of talks is the best option to resolve all issues including poverty, education and construction of dams.

He said Indian backtracking on meeting of its Foreign Minister with Pakistani counterpart on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly is regrettable as it spoiled an opportunity of bringing both countries together.

About his recent address in the UN General Assembly session, the Foreign Minister said he presented Pakistan’s viewpoint in an effective manner.

He said he observed a change in the attitude of the US administration. He said the relations between Pakistan and the United States are improving gradually.


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