China calls on India and Pakistan to refrain from the Kashmir issue

China calls on India and Pakistan to refrain from the Kashmir issue

On August 9, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that Beijing believed that any unilateral action that could complicate the situation in Kashmir should not be done.

On August 9, State Councilor and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that Beijing believes that any unilateral action that can complicate the situation in Kashmir should not be done.

Expressing China’s concern about recent unrest in Kashmir, Wang Yi affirmed that Kashmir is a dispute arising from this region’s history and should be peacefully resolved on the UN Charter base, the Security Council’s relevant resolutions and bilateral agreements between India and Pakistan.

Mr. Wang Yi made the comment when talking to Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, who is visiting China. For his part, Foreign Minister Qureshi spoke with Mr. Wang Yi in detail about the standpoint and measures of Pakistan’s side on the latest developments in Kashmir.

Tensions between India and Pakistan broke out on August 5, India announced the decree to abolish Article 370 in the Constitution that regulates special regulations for the state of Jammu and Kashmir, and also presents this state separation law. into two federal territories including Ladakh with Jammu and Kashmir.

Although India believes that the end of Kashmir’s special status is an internal issue for the government to better control the situation here, Pakistan has called for international intervention and at the same time approved a resolution. criticizing New Delhi’s unilateral action.

Kashmir is the territory where most Muslims live. Kashmir is now divided into two parts managed by India and Pakistan, but both countries receive sovereignty over the entire territory. Despite the agreement reached in 2003 on compliance with the ceasefire, fighting still occurred between soldiers on the dividing line of Kashmir.

Pakistan: Two general officers were sentenced for spying

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The Pakistani military on May 30 announced a joint sentence of retired lieutenant general Javed Igbal for spying, and ordered the execution of a Brigadier and another officer.

The Pakistani military on May 30 announced a joint sentence of retired lieutenant general Javed Igbal for spying, and ordered the execution of a standard minister and another officer with the same charge.

According to Reuters news agency, the verdict was announced after a closed trial for the military officers. According to the indictment, three defendants were accused of spying and leaking out sensitive information, damaging national security.

The Pakistani army has its own rules and trial courts. Crime military officers are usually tried in private hearings and judgments made by the court against them, if reviewed, must also comply with the rules of the law system and military courts.

Pakistan on June 16 appointed Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed, a hard-line perspective to be the new Director of the Military Intelligence Agency (ISI), replacing Lieutenant General Asim Munir, who only held this position 8 month, now transferred to commander of Gujranwala Corps.

The information was published by the Pakistani military press, but did not give an explanation for the move. Mr. Hameed was one of the figures who arranged the Faizabad deal in late 2017, when protesters blocked the roads into the capital, Islamabad, which further escalated the tension between civilian and military. in this country. The analysts assessed that General Hameed is a highly influential figure in ISI and with his appointment, the military retains a tough stance and will tend to use more force.

The military is said to be the most influential force in Pakistan, as the military has ruled in this South Asian country for almost half of the time since independence from Britain more than 70 years ago, while enjoying the same far-reaching power even under civil authorities.