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Pakistan calls for independent probe into rights violations in J-K

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said India must honour the commitments of its founding fathers and ensure implementation of the UN Security Council resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir.

india Updated: Oct 27, 2017 15:12 IST
Press Trust of India, Islamabad
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Pakistan's President Mamnoon Hussain (right) hoists the national flag during a ceremony to mark the country's Independence Day in Islamabad on August 14, 2017. (AFP Photo)

Pakistan’s top leadership on Friday reiterated the country’s moral, diplomatic and political support for the people of Jammu and Kashmir and called for an independent probe under the UN into the alleged human rights violations in the Valley.

President Mamnoon Hussain urged India to implement the UN resolutions, saying peace and prosperity of the entire region is linked with the resolution of the long-standing dispute of Jammu and Kashmir.

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said India must honour the commitments of its founding fathers and ensure implementation of the UN Security Council resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir.

They (president and prime minister) issued separate messages to mark ‘October 27 Black Day’ and reiterated Pakistan’s steadfast moral, diplomatic and political support for the people of Jammu and Kashmir, Radio Pakistan reported.

Abbasi called for an independent, transparent and fair investigation into the alleged human rights violations under the United Nations in Jammu and Kashmir.

On October 27, 1947, the then Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir Hari Singh had signed the instrument of accession with the Union of India.

First Published: Oct 27, 2017 15:12 IST