Headlines: India Tells Pakistan To Vacate Illegally Occupied Areas Of Kashmir
UNSC: India Tells Pakistan To Vacate Illegally Occupied Areas Of Kashmir
Speaking at the United Nations Security Council, Dr Kajal Bhat, Counsellor at India’s Permanent Mission to the UN, slammed neighbouring country Pakistan for misusing UN platforms to propagate falls and malicious propaganda against New Delhi. While representing India. Dr Bhat also took up the issue of Jammu & Kashmir and called upon Pakistan to immediately vacate all areas of J&K that has been illegally occupied by it. Dr Kajal Bhat said: “I would like to be categorical about India’s position, the entire Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, were and will always be an integral and inalienable part of India. This includes the areas that are under the illegal occupation of Pakistan. We call upon Pakistan to immediately vacate all areas under its illegal occupation,” Dr Bhat also went on to say that Pakistan has an established history of supporting and actively aiding terrorists. She said: “This is the country that has been globally recognized as one openly supporting, training, financing and arming terrorists as a matter of state policy,” She also underlined that Pakistan holds the ignoble record of hosting the most significant number of terrorists proscribed by the UNSC. However, Dr Bhat also pointed out that India is ready to resolve outstanding issues with neighbouring countries, including Pakistan (as per Shimla Agreement and the Lahore Declaration).
#WATCH | Counsellor/Legal Adviser at India's Permanent Mission to the UN Dr Kajal Bhat in a strong response slamming Pakistan for again raking up the Kashmir issue at the UNSC pic.twitter.com/AmbBMFTIU1
— ANI (@ANI) November 16, 2021
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— Ministry of Health (@MoHFW_INDIA) November 17, 2021
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Shri. @Pawankhera, AICC Spokesperson explains in detail the depth to which Modi govt went to do the scam & then to cover up the scam.#RafaleScam
— Aslam Shaikh, INC ?? (@AslamShaikh_MLA) November 16, 2021
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