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UN 75th anniversary: PM, President urge to take action against Indian oppression in IoK

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

24th Oct, 2020. 01:12 pm
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UN 75th anniversary

On the occasion of 75th Anniversary of United Nations (UN), President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan have urged the UN to exercise its moral, legal, political and diplomatic authority to implement Security Council resolutions on Kashmir dispute.

They, in their separate messages said UN that the Security Council should put pressure on Indian government to end its oppression in the Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

President Arif Alvi said the UN should get lifted the military siege and restrictions on communications and peaceful protests in the occupied territory.

Illegal and unilateral steps of 5th August last year should also be declared null and void, he added.

Referring to Pakistan’s contributions in the UN peace keeping missions, the President said our 158 peace keepers have rendered their lives for the UN peace keeping missions in different countries.

Whereas, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Pakistan will continue to play a leading role in the UN for peaceful settlement of international disputes and developing friendly relations amongst nations based on the principle of equal rights and self-determination of peoples as enshrined in the UN Charter.

The premier said Pakistan remains committed to supporting the UN for realization of our shared objectives of maintaining international peace and security, economic and social development including the achievement of sustainable development goals.

Pakistan is proud to play its part in upholding universal values to protect and safeguard human rights and fundamental freedoms for all, he added.

Moreover, the 75th anniversary of the United Nations (UN) is being observed today (Saturday).

This year the anniversary is marked at a time of great disruption for the world, compounded by an unprecedented global health crisis with severe economic and social impacts.

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