Islamabad: Sardar Masood Khan, President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) aka Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) has stated that Pakistan ought to make it a matter of precept that “talks with India should be held only under the UN auspices”.
“Side-by-Side with Pakistan and India, and presence of Kashmiris on the negotiations table in a must”, he stated.
“The UN supervision of the talks is essential in order to carry forward and implement the Security Council resolutions on Kashmir”, he added.
Masood Khan lashed out at India, stating that New Delhi has “used the bogey of bilateral talks to consolidate its illegal occupation of Kashmir and to keep the United Nations and the Kashmiris out of negotiation process”.
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“And now, it can one again use the talks as a ploy to divert attention from its recent illegal actions in Illegally Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK)”, he stated.
Masood Khan additionally suggested that the talks on Kashmir dispute shouldn’t be held in Islamabad or New Delhi, including that they need to be held in New York.
“However, to ensure participation of Kashmiris, these can be also conducted in Islamabad, New Delhi or Muzaffarabad and Srinagar”, he stated.
Highlighting the significance of UN Safety Council resolutions on Kashmir, Masood Khan stated that regardless of the place the talks are held, the agenda of the talks ought to be as per the framework of the united states resolutions on Kashmir solely.
Reiterating and seconding Islamabad’s stance on the Kashmir dispute, Masood Khan stated that Kashmir just isn’t a bilateral dispute between India and Pakistan.
“Pakistan’s stand on talks is very clear that Kashmir is not a bilateral dispute between Pakistan and India but it is an international issue which must be resoled by the UN Security Council”, he stated.
“However, India does not consider it even a bilateral and describes it as its internal matter”, he added.
Masood urged that the Kashmir dispute should stay with the worldwide neighborhood, insisting that expulsion of the worldwide neighborhood from it could permit “India to turn Occupied Kashmir into its colony, and stop it from depriving the Kashmiri people of their land and homes”.
Masood Khan brushed apart the stance undertaken by Kashmiri leaders together with Farooq Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, who had been identified to be anti-India and have lately shifted their stance to being pro-India.
“These elements have never been Kashmiri leaders, but these were the people who had sold Kashmir to India in the lust of power, and after they have lost power and privileges, they want to strike some deal with India through blackmailing”, he stated.
Masood Khan referred to as on the Pakistani and the Kashmiri neighborhood residing in nations unfold internationally to stand up, and set up contacts with the worldwide neighborhood on a political degree with an goal to collect help of their favour and “stop India from the illegal process of demographic change in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir”.