K-issue must be resolved under UN resolutions: Aziz

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Agencies
Islamabad, April 29: Pakistan Prime Minister’s Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz has said the core dispute of Jammu and Kashmir must be resolved in accordance with the resolutions of the UN Security Council, media reported on Friday.
Aziz on Thursday said Pakistan remains fully committed to the objective of lasting peace, the Daily Times reported.
The senior diplomat said if Asia were to regain its lost power and glory and contribute to global peace and development commensurate with its true potential, “we would have to assume our responsibilities and act on several fronts”.
“We also have to draw attention to root causes of terrorism and violent extremism, and the urgent need to address them. This should be main message as a part of the theme of promoting peace and security through dialogue,” he remarked.
“We must find peaceful political solutions to the conflicts in Syria and Yemen and Palestine. Pakistan supports the UN-led diplomatic initiatives in this regard,” he added.
Meanwhile, Pakistan’s Minister for Kashmir Affairs Barjees Tahir has said the present government would continue to raise Kashmir issue at world fora until just solution of the Kashmir dispute.
The minister, according to radio Pakistan, was addressing workers convention in Bagh district of Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK).
“Pakistan will continue to support Kashmiris until the dispute is resolved in accordance with their aspirations,” he was quoted as saying in the radio report.
The minister also asked PaK people to vote for PML (N) in the upcoming elections for the “progress and prosperity of Azad Kashmir.”