Let Noble Thoughts come to us from all sides, News too..

Hina Rabbani Khar Equates Kashmir With Palestine

In National on September 30, 2011 at 10:03 am


Equating the Kashmir issue with the Palestinian cause, Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has claimed that lasting peace in South Asia cannot be achieved without a “just and durable” solution to the problem.

“Together with Palestine, Jammu and Kashmir remains the oldest unresolved dispute on the UN agenda,” Khar said at an annual meeting of the 56-nation Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) here early this week.

“The prospect of a lasting peace in South Asia is directly linked with a just and durable solution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute. Pakistan has repeatedly underlined this fundamental reality in our engagement with India,” she said.

The Pakistan Foreign Minister said her country supports associating the “true representatives” of the Kashmiri people with the Pakistan-India dialogue process to find a durable solution of the issue.

Khar said “self-determination” is a basic human right “which cannot be applied selectively.”

Voicing Pakistan’s support to Palestinian statehood, she said a just and peaceful settlement of the Middle East issue is an “indispensable imperative in the interest of peace in the broader Middle Eastern region.”

via news.outlookindia.com | Khar Equates Kashmir With Palestine.


Post here

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: