Kashmir issue News
The UN Commission for India and Pakistan had said that India was responsible for the security of the entire state of Jammu and Kashmir including PoK and the areas occupied by China It was not necessary for India to hold a referendum in Kashmir until Pakistan applied the ceasefire in this area and did not evacuate from the PoK region It further added that evacuated areas in North Kashmir should be handed back to Jammu and Kashmir and India would hold responsibility for the security of the region
This development came after Pakistan FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi had given a blunt warning to Saudi Arabia-led OIC for not taking a stance against India over Kashmir issue Islamabad has been pushing for the foreign ministers` meeting of the OIC since India abrogated Article 370, which gave special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir After Pakistan failed to gather support from the OIC members on May 22, Imran Khan said, "We cannot even come together as a whole on the OIC meeting on Kashmir"
Under the new Malaysian govt led by PM Muhyiddin Yassin, both sides have been engaging with each other India's External Affairs Minister Jaishankar spoke to new Malaysian foreign minister immediately after new govt took charge in Kuala Lumpur Indian high commissioner to Malaysia Mridul Kumar has also met Malaysian foreign minister Hishammuddin many times
Pakistan's attempts to involve the UN in Kashmir issue has not 'borne fruit': Indian envoy to UN No formal meeting of the UN Security Council on the India-Pakistan issue has taken place since November 1965 India has categorically said that the scrapping of Article 370 of the Constitution was its internal matter