While Islamabad seeks to ‘forcefully’ raise the Kashmir issue at the UN, the US has somewhere maintained that India and Pakistan should further resolve their issues bilaterally.
“What we have said — nothing is changed yet about our view that we want to see India and Pakistan work this out bilaterally,” John Kirby State Department spokesman yesterday told reporters when asked about Pakistan’s attempt to raise the Kashmir issue at the international forums.
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Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan Prime Minister has said he would be raising the Kashmir issue in his address to the UN General Assembly this year. He has also appointed more than 20 special envoys on Kashmir who are travelling across the world, which includes the United States.
When asked how he has viewed Pakistan’s effort to further raise the issue on international forums, Kirby said, “That’s for them to speak to.”