Saudi Arabia, UAE announce to support Pakistan on Kashmir issue

Anum RizwanWeb Editor

05th Sep, 2019. 11:27 am
Saudi Arabia, UAE support Pakistan on kashmir issue

Top diplomats of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates backed Islamabad’s stance on the Kashmir dispute with India, during their visit to Pakistan.

According to details, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the UAE Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan met Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi during their official visit to Islamabad, which focused the Kashmir issue.

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi told that Saudi Arabia and the UAE will not disappoint Pakistan. They stand by Pakistan on the Kashmir issue.

A statement issued after the meetings, said that the visiting Ministers underlined the strong bonds of Saudi Arabia and UAE with Pakistan and the strategic salience of their relationships with Pakistan.

They reaffirmed their strong support and solidarity with the people of Kashmir. With regard to the situation in held Kashmir, the Ministers took full cognizance of Pakistan’s perspective.

Prime Minister Imran Khan underlined that these actions were a clear violation of UN Security Council resolutions.

PM Imran han further underscored that the indefensible lockdown and curfew in the occupied territory have entered its fifth week, subjecting 9 million Kashmiris to unspeakable suffering.

Apart from these illegal actions, India’s ceasefire violations on the Line of Control have intensified. To divert world’s attention from the reign of terror unleashed against the Kashmiri people, there was possibility of India staging a false flag operation.

Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir and UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, arrived in Islamabad yesterday, to discuss with Pakistani leadership the critical situation arising out of India’s illegal and unilateral actions in Occupied Kashmir.

During their stay, they held meetings with Prime Minister Imran Khan, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan is in contact through diplomatic and backdoor channels with a number of Islamic countries as part of its efforts to garner support on the Kashmir crisis.

Speaking in Islamabad, he said foreign ministers of China and Afghanistan will also visit Pakistan soon.

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