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Pakistan steps up diplomatic offensive in opposition to India over IOK

Pakistan steps up diplomatic offensive against India over IOK

KARACHI  : Pakistan has stepped up its diplomatic efforts to ratchet up strain on India to undo its August 5 unlawful annexation of the disputed Himalayan state of Kashmir, which has stoked tensions between the 2 nuclear-tipped nations.

In response to diplomatic sources, world powers and key regional gamers are piling strain on the Narendra Modi authorities via backdoor channels to right away carry the just about month-long curfew in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) and restore liberties of individuals there.

Modi is dealing with extreme world backlash to its ill-advised step to strip Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) of its particular standing, a supply instructed The Specific Tribune, whereas India has additionally been chastised by the worldwide neighborhood relating to its narrative on the disputed area.

Islamabad has already snapped commerce and diplomatic relations with New Delhi in protest in opposition to Modi’s unlawful and unconstitutional step. Pakistan has publicly stated it might not have interaction with India until the draconian curfew is lifted in IOK and the semi-autonomous standing of the area is restored.

Prime Minister Imran Khan and International Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi are in fixed contact with world powers and regional gamers, together with Muslim states, over the state of affairs in IOK, stated a prime official within the federal authorities whereas talking with The Specific Tribune on the situation of anonymity.

“Pakistan is pursuing a three-pronged diplomatic marketing campaign to rally help of worldwide powers, key regional gamers and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in opposition to Modi’s unlawful and unconstitutional transfer,” stated the official who was not authorised to publicly communicate on international coverage issues.

In response to the sources, Pakistan’s efficient diplomacy has as soon as once more shone the worldwide highlight on the festering dispute because the UN Safety Council took up the problem after a long time – a lot to the consternation of New Delhi which calls IOK its inner matter.

Pakistan has additionally sought to enlist the help of UN, OIC, the USA, Russia, China, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in opposition to the draconian measures of the Modi authorities in IOK which has been changed into a big jail with a strict curfew, full data blockade, and use of brute pressure in opposition to its folks since August 5.

“Pakistan has achieved vital diplomatic success on account of its concerted campaign,” the official stated. “Conversely, India has failed in its diplomatic effort to justify its unlawful steps as worldwide and regional gamers are unwilling to purchase its narrative,” he added.

The Modi authorities is claimed to be underneath mounting strain to carry the curfew in IOK and take steps to normalise the state of affairs within the disputed territory. The PTI authorities is hopeful that its diplomatic effort would result in extra strain on New Delhi.

Saudi Arabia’s State Minister for International Affairs Adel al Jubeir and UAE International Minister Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan would go to Islamabad on Wednesday as a part of world efforts to de-escalate tensions within the South Asian area.

Diplomatic sources added that Wednesday’s visits could be adopted by extra excursions by officers of regional gamers and world powers.

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