The United Nations Security Council will meet today (Jan 15) to discuss the alarming human rights situation in occupied Kashmir. Sources said Tuesday that China had played a key role in convening the meeting.
According to repprts, meeting of the UNSC has been scheduled for the second time in less than six months on the situation of occupied Kashmir. The council has last discussed the Kashmir dispute in August, 2019. The UN Military Observer Group is likely to brief the members of the Security Council on the rapidly deteriorating situation along the Line of Control.
The sources also said that Pakistan Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, who is on a three visit to the US, will arrive in New York. The meeting comes a month after the foreign minister had penned a letter to the United Nations identifying ceasefire violations by Indian troops along the LoC.
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17 November, 2019