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Article 370: Pakistan govt to raise the issue before ICJ

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Pakistan had also taken up the Kashmir issue with UNSC, but no other country except China has supported it.

 

New Delhi| The Imran Khan government will be taking the Kashmir issue to the International Court of Justice. Earlier, Pakistan had also taken up the matter with the UNSC, where it was faced with disappointment.

On August 5, Indian govt withdrew special state status from Jammu and Kashmir. Articles 370 and 35-A were abrogated from the valley. Since then, the situation in the valley has remained tense. Pakistan had also taken up the Kashmir issue with UNSC, but no other country except China has supported it.

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Recently, a closed-door meeting was held in the UN Security Council regarding the Kashmir issue. However,  it ended without any result. Clearly, the attempts to internationalize the issue by Pakistan and its ally China have failed. According to the sources, after the meeting, China was pushing for a press statement by the President of the Security Council for the month of August. The United Kingdom (UK) also supported China. However, there has been no statement from Poland after the meeting.

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The 15 members involved in this meeting had clearly stated that Kashmir is a bilateral matter between New Delhi and Islamabad. Most of the members said that no statement or result should be released after the meeting. China made a statement based on its national capability. After this India said that Kashmir is an internal matter and Pakistan has no locus standi for raising this issue in the United Nations.

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