Pakistan urging the community in the world to try and end ‘persistent clampdown’ in Kashmir

Pakistan urging the community in the world to try and end ‘persistent clampdown’ in Kashmir

On Thursday, Foreign Minister from Pakistan urged the community around the world to try and put an end to a “persistent clampdown” that the government from India in Kashmir imposed.

Following the decision of India on the 5th of August, Pakistan worked to downgrade ties with New Delhi, aside from expelling the Indian High Commissioner. 

In the Minister’s message on UN Day, he said that the world body has been playing an active part in the severe struggle against colonialism apart from actively enhancing the fundamental rights for humans.

“The right of people to self-determination is at this quest’s heart. That said, such a global value has been trampled upon in Kashmir and Jammu,” he said.

He continued, the situation is being “exacerbated further by the persistently imposed clampdown” by the government from India in the region following the 5th of August.

“Since we are celebrating the UN Day, I would love to call on the global community, and particularly the Security Council, to try and end” the Kashmir crisis, according to the Minister.

After Article 370 abrogation, the government led by BJP imposed a couple of restrictions, inclusive of an Internet and mobile phone ban, in Kashmir and Jammu for the order and law maintenance. They have been gradually lifted.

On Thursday, the Kashmir and Jammu administration said that no restrictions are available in 99% or so of the areas. Also, the situation is being daily reviewed.

The apex court heard many petitions challenging the imposed restrictions in the region after the scrapping of the special status.

The Minister said that multilateral cooperation is still a foreign policy’s cornerstone.

“Our long-term collaboration with the UN is manifested, for example, by our dedicated contribution to its peacekeeping… more than 200,000 of the Blue Helmets served in many global Missions,”

The US implies the latest North Korean missile test involving Russia

The US implies the latest North Korean missile test involving Russia

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo questioned the launch of the rocket right after the summit meeting between President Kim Jong-un and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Referring to the latest North Korean short-range missile launch, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on May 5, “You see this happening right after Kim Jong-un’s visit to Russia. After his talk with Russian President, he made this decision”.

The statement of the US Secretary of State refers to the connection between the Russian – North Korea summit and the launch of the short-range series of missiles on May 4.

The US implies the latest North Korean missile test involving Russia

Mr. Pompeo said the United States would still apply the toughest sanctions against North Korea and said it was what put pressure on the current leader Kim Jong-un.

Earlier, in the framework of the Russian summit – the dynasty that took place on April 25, President Kim Jong-un and President Putin agreed to strengthen bilateral relations and at the same time consider building a road bridge. border of the two countries. But the US Secretary of State did not say how this meeting affected the decision to try the latest Korean missiles.

The North Korean news agency (KCNA) said on May 5 that tests of the long-range jet launch system took place yesterday (Japan) on the coast of Japan under surveillance. by leader Kim Jong-un.

The Korean Joint Command announced that North Korea launched five short-range missiles from the Hodo Peninsula, near the east bank of Wonsan city in the north-eastern direction on the morning of May 4. The missiles fly at a height of 70 km to 200 km, before falling into the Japanese sea.

Experts claim that Pyongyang’s latest move is the tough message North Korea sends to the United States. Accordingly, if the US does not give in, they will continue to test nuclear and ballistic missiles.