ISLAMABAD: The Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan spoke with President of US Donald Trump on Friday on the telephone in reference to the atrocities in Indian occupied Kashmir.
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said in a televised address that “The prime minister presented Pakistan’s stance to US President Trump. The prime minister was engaging with world leaders and spoke to President Trump today on the situation in the region, especially in occupied Kashmir. Pakistan’s reservations on the danger to peace in the region were conveyed.”
According to the foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Prime Minister Imran Khan had spoken with four of the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in reference to the situation in Indian occupied Kashmir.
Qureshi further added “Pakistan had presented its stance to the prime minister of Britain, President Trump, foreign minister of Russia. We have had direct contact with four of the five P-5 members. They are aware of Pakistan’s stance. We are trying to have Prime Minister Imran Khan speak to the president of France.”
The UNSC was meeting on Friday behind closed doors at the request of China and Pakistan in order to discuss the decision of India to revoke the special status of occupied Kashmir.
The issue of the critical situation in Indian occupied Kashmir has been taken up by the council after almost 50 years.
Qureshi further added that Prime Minister Imran Khan and President of US Donald Trump also discussed the situation in Afghanistan and decided to stay in touch consistently.
“The role we have played is for the betterment of the region, Pakistan and Afghanistan. We will continue to take such steps,” said Qureshi.