The Law Ministry on Friday (Sep 13) has told Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan that the government of Pakistan can’t take Kashmir issue to International Court of Justice (ICJ) as there is no agreement present between Pakistan and India regarding taking Kashmir issue to ICJ.
The ministry has suggested to raise the matter in United Nations General Assembly or Security Council so that it can be referred to the ICJ through proper channel. The recommendation came after federal government had asked the law ministry to brief over the criteria of moving ICJ over Kashmir conflict.
Earlier, Pakistan decided to take the case of occupied Kashmir after its special status ended by the Modi led the Indian government to the international court of justice. Foreign Minister on the decision said that Pakistan stance on the Kashmir is a clear, solid and principled adding that Pakistan after considering all the legal perspective has decided to take the matter to the international court of justice.
In occupied Kashmir, curfew and other restrictions continue since August 5 when Narendra Modi government announced scraping of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. The entire occupied territory particularly the Kashmir has been turned into a military garrison as Indian troops and police personnel are deployed in every nook and corner.
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27 September, 2019