After Prime Minister Imran Khan’s address to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Pakistan strongly rebuked the Indian response, making it clear that Jammu and Kashmir was never part of India and never will be. New Delhi has nothing to claim in the region except ‘military occupation’.
Representing Pakistan at the forum, Zulqarnain Cheena said, “India has no claim other than military occupation of Jammu and Kashmir. It is forced to use force to impose its occupation on the undesirable and oppressed. Ask the people of Jammu and Kashmir and they will tell you.
Earlier, the Hindustan Times reported that India had responded to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s UNGA address by calling it “full of lies, misunderstandings and war frenzy”.
The Indian envoy also walked out of the meeting during the broadcast of the Prime Minister’s speech.
Rejecting the Indian statement, the Pakistani envoy said the Indian response was “another shameful attempt to divert attention from the real issues”.
“However, India will not be held accountable for its crimes,” he said, adding that the Prime Minister had highlighted Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s India, which he praised for its brutal and barbaric occupation of Jammu and Kashmir’s land and resources. Made from
“The state of Jammu and Kashmir is an internationally recognized disputed territory in accordance with UN Security Council (UNSC) resolutions,” he said.
The Pakistani envoy said that “the final ideology of the state will be based on the democratic methods of a free and fair referendum under the auspices of the United Nations.”
“The struggle for the independence of local Kashmiris seeks to exercise their right to self-determination in accordance with UN resolutions,” he said.
He said that Kashmiris have a legitimate right to resist the occupation in any way they can, this struggle cannot be denied nor can it be termed as terrorism, it is the occupying state that the occupied people Is guilty of terrorism against
“Like all oppressors, India believes that it can end the legitimate resistance of Kashmiris through oppression. In its book, there is an alternative to pressure and more pressure, but like all colonial oppressors of the past,” he said. India will also fail in its occupation strategy.
“One day Kashmir will be free. This is not only a lesson of history but also a demand for justice,” he said.
Zulfiqar Cheena said that “Pakistani people, the world of Islam and all freedom-loving people stand with the brave people of occupied Kashmir”.