Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday telephoned his newly elected British counterpart Borris Johnson to discuss the worsening situation of occupied Kashmir. PM Imran Khan also congratulated his counterpart over assuming the charge of the UK premiership.
Talking on the recent grim situation of the occupied Kashmir created after India ended the special status of the IHK by revoking article 370, both the premiers urged to resolve the issues through holding talks.
The tensions in the region were escalated after Indian government said that it was scrapping a constitutional provision that had allowed Indian-administered Kashmir – the country’s only Muslim-majority state – to make its own laws, in a move risking escalating already-heightened tensions with Pakistan.
Pakistan’s top civil and military leadership on Wednesday (August 7) decided to downgrade diplomatic relations and suspend bilateral trade with India in the aftermath of New Delhi’s illegal move of revoking Occupied Kashmir’s special status. The decision was taken at the meeting of National Security Committee (NSC) in Islamabad, with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair, said a statement issued by the PM Office.
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