Pakistan requests UN Security Council meeting on Kashmir
14 Aug 2019
Shah Mehmood Qureshi listens during a news conference at the Foreign Ministry in Islamabad, Pakistan. File photo/ Reuters
Pakistan has asked the United Nations Security Council for an urgent meeting on the contested Kashmir region also claimed by India, according to a letter released by Pakistan’s foreign ministry on Wednesday.
Foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi made the request in a letter to UNSC President Joanna Wronecka, seeking to participate in the meeting under the agenda item ‘India-Pakistan question.’