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Pak FM urges UN Chief to play his role in resolving K-issue

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Srinagar: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi at a meeting with UN Secretary General António Guterres in New York urged him "to play his role in resolving the lingering Kashmir issue according to the wishes of Kashmiris under the UN resolutions."

According to a new report published by Geo news , "The foreign minister expressed grave concern over the sufferings of the innocent people at the hands of Indian forces in Occupied Kashmir."

"Shah Mahmood Qureshi also discussed with the World Body Chief the first-ever report on Kashmir by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and called for an international probe into the violations of human rights in the held territory," reads the news report.

"The minister reaffirmed Pakistan’s desire to engage India into meaningful dialogue for lasting peace in the region. He said Pakistan also wants peaceful resolution of Afghan conflict," it reads.

"Antonio Guterres calling Pakistan a privileged partner of the United Nations, appreciated its lead role as top troop contributor in peacekeeping missions across the world," it added.

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