Pakistan says, ‘Resolution of Kashmir vital for regional peace’


Islamabad, Pakistan PM’s advisor on foreign affairs, Sartaj Aziz Tuesday said that the solution to the Kashmir issue was vital for peace in South Asia, media reports said.

Dunya News reported that Aziz also spoke about “possible threats” due to “Indian brutality” in the area.

Aziz was speaking at a conference on “Strengthening Peace and Cooperation in South Asia: Incentives and Constraints”.

He, according to the report also accused India of continuously “violating” ceasefire on the Line of Control despite peace initiatives by Pakistan and committing “atrocities” in Jammu and Kashmir.

Aziz said both countries should sort out issues through mutual negotiation and cooperation, the report said, adding, “Pakistan believes in peaceful co-existence based on mutual respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity but at the same time it cannot remain aloof from the prevailing situation in the region.”