UN chief urges restraint by India, Pakistan over Kashmir

UN chief urges restraint by India, Pakistan over Kashmir

United Nations - UN peacekeepers reported an increase in military activity along the line of control.



By Reuters

Published: Tue 6 Aug 2019, 3:16 PM

Last updated: Tue 6 Aug 2019, 5:22 PM

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged India and Pakistan to exercise restraint, his spokesman said on Monday, after India revoked the special status of Kashmir, the Himalayan region that has long been a flashpoint in ties with neighbouring Pakistan.
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"We urge all parties to exercise restraint," UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters, adding that UN peacekeepers observing a ceasefire between India and Pakistan in the state of Jammu and Kashmir "has observed and reported an increase in military activity along the line of control."


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