Pakistan summons Indian diplomat over LoC killing

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Monday summoned India’s Deputy Excessive Commissioner J P Singh to lodge protest in opposition to the unprovoked firing alongside the Line of Management (LoC) and the Working Boundary leading to civilian deaths.

Director-Normal South Asia Dr Mohammad Faisal, summoned the Indian deputy excessive commissioner, and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces in Rukh Chakri and Rawalakot sectors on September 30th and October 2, ensuing within the dying of three civilians, and accidents to 5 others, together with a lady, mentioned a Overseas Workplace assertion.

That is the fifth ceasefire violation by the Indian forces prior to now 12 days ensuing within the dying of 11 civilians, together with 5 girls, and accidents to 37 others, mentioned the assertion.

The international ministry mentioned the deliberate concentrating on of civilians was certainly deplorable and opposite to human dignity and worldwide human rights and humanitarian legal guidelines. “The ceasefire violations by India are a risk to regional peace and safety and should result in a strategic miscalculation,” it mentioned.

The assertion added: “Regardless of requires restraint, India continues to bask in ceasefire violations. In 2017 up to now, Indian forces have carried out greater than 900 ceasefire violations alongside the LoC and the WB, ensuing within the dying of 43 harmless civilians and accidents to 153, as in comparison with 382 ceasefire violations in 2016.”

The director-general South Asia urged the Indian aspect to respect the 2003 Ceasefire association; examine this and different incidents of ceasefire violations; instruct the Indian forces to respect the ceasefire, in letter and spirit, and keep peace on the LoC. He mentioned the Indian aspect ought to allow the United Nations observers to play their mandated function as per the United Nations Safety Council (UNSC) resolutions.

In the meantime, Overseas Workplace spokesperson Nafees Zakaria mentioned Pakistan totally supported Iraq’s unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity.

“It (Pakistan) is subsequently deeply involved over the referendum held within the Iraqi Kurdistan area on September 25, 2017. The referendum violates the Iraqi structure and subsequently lacks any legitimacy. It additionally presents a problem to peace and safety of Iraq and the complete area. Pakistan joins Iraq and its neighbours, together with the worldwide group, in its opposition to this referendum,” the spokesperson mentioned.

“We reaffirm our full help for the federal government and folks of Iraq. We’re deeply involved at makes an attempt geared toward threatening the territorial integrity of Iraq or another nation within the area.”

In a separate assertion issued on Monday, the Overseas Workplace mentioned discussion board on “Kashmir and Peace in South Asia” was hosted by Shadow Lawyer Normal Paul Lynch and the Kashmir Council of Australia within the Parliament Home of New South Wales (NSW) on September 29.

Senior parliamentarians from varied events, together with Senator Lee Rhiannon from the Greens and Nick Lalich, Opposition Whip and lawmaker from NSW participated together with teachers, students, lecturers and members of the Pakistani group, mentioned the Overseas Workplace assertion.

The members, it mentioned, expressed their severe issues over the humanitarian disaster in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

“They known as upon the Authorities of Australia to handle the plight of the harmless and defenceless in opposition to whom Indian occupying forces have been perpetrating atrocities with impunity,” the assertion mentioned. The members known as for an impartial investigation into the gross human rights violations in Kashmir.

Dr Ali Sarfaraz, president Kashmir Council, state that the Kashmiris have been unanimous of their demand for self-determination. “Strongly condemning the Indian atrocities, he urged the Australian authorities and the worldwide group to take steps for halting brutalities in opposition to the oppressed Kashmiris,” it mentioned.

Reverend David Khan, a Kashmiri, shared his private experiences of the persevering with human rights violations by the Indian occupying forces.  Kyzer Trad, former president of the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils deplored crimes dedicated in opposition to Kashmiris. Abbas Rana, president Pakistan Affiliation of Australia, known as upon the Authorities of Australia to undertake a bipartisan decision on human rights violations in Kashmir.

Excessive Commissioner Naela Chohan appreciated the organisers of the discussion board for elevating voice for the harmless and defenceless Kashmiris. She dilated upon the genesis of the Kashmir dispute, sacrifices of Kashmiris for his or her train of proper to self-determination, as promised in the us resolutions on Kashmir.

Whereas reiterating Pakistan’s dedication to increase its ethical, political and diplomatic help to the individuals of Kashmir, the excessive commissioner known as for a global investigation into India’s crimes in occupied Kashmir.

 

This information was revealed in Zari Information newspaper. Learn full newspaper of 03-Oct-2017 right here.

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