UNITED NATIONS: UN chief Ban Ki-moon is closely following the situation in Kashmir in the wake of tensions there following the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.
Ban stresses on the need for dialogue to help to overcome difficulties, his spokesperson said here.
“The Secretary-General is obviously following developments quite closely. And we would simply reiterate the call for the need for dialogue to help to overcome the difficulties that there are,” Ban’s spokesperson Martin Nesirky told reporters at the daily briefing yesterday.
Nesirky was responding to a question on developments in Kashmir, where curfew has been imposed and three persons have been killed and several injured in clashes between protesters and government forces following the hanging of Guru. Agencies
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