‘Kashmiris Must Be Allowed To Decide Their Future’: Imran Khan


ISLAMABAD — Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday condemned the civilian killings in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir and said that Kashmiris must be allowed to decide their future.

Taking to Twitter, Pakistan PM condemned the civilian killings in Jammu and Kashmir and stressed that the Kashmir conflict could only be resolved through dialogue and “not violence & killings”.

“Strongly condemn killing of innocent Kashmiri civilians in Pulwama IOK by Indian security forces. Only dialogue & not violence & killings will resolve this conflict. We will raise issue of India’s human rights violations in IOK & demand UNSC fulfil its J&K plebiscite commitment,” Imran said in a tweet.

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In another tweet, he said that Kashmiris must be allowed to decide their future.

The Pak prime minister’s statement came a day after seven civilians were killed in state forces firing in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Meanwhile, Pakistan’s Foreign Office condemned the incident and said that Jammu and Kashmir was an internationally recognised dispute, pending on the agenda of the UN Security Council and the dissociation of India from reality was alarming.

The Government and the people of Pakistan reaffirm their continued and resolute moral, diplomatic and political support to the people of Jammu and Kashmir in their struggle, it said.

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