Pakistan's Imran Khan predicts violence in Kashmir if India lifts curfew

Pakistan's Imran Khan predicts violence in Kashmir if India lifts curfew

Pakistan's Imran Khan predicts violence in Kashmir if India lifts curfew

Opposition leader in the AJK Assembly Chaudhry Muhammad Yaseen said PM Imran reminded the world of their responsibility to bring peace and security to the region. He spoke in a pointed address at the U.N. General Assembly. "It is not a threat, it is a is a worry", Khan told the United Nations, raising the spectre of a nuclear conflagration and arguing that anything could happen when a nuclear country "fights to its death" "This is not a time for appeasement". And under Western intervention, he says, Venezuela's "statehood was destroyed before our eyes". The two men touted one another's friendship and jointly denounced "terrorism", which Trump has also accused Pakistan of backing.

Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is on Mission Kashmir in NY, will address UN General Assembly today, drawing world attention to emerging humanitarian crisis in Occupied Kashmir. It is a "warning, not threat", he told the UN General Assembly.

Khan on Friday said there would be a bloodbath when India lifts its curfew in Indian-administered Kashmir, now facing an unprecedented security lockdown for almost two months.

Pakistan has been deeply critical of India's decision to scrap Article 370, which gave Jammu & Kashmir a degree of autonomy.

Simmering tensions in Kashmir are threatening to erupt into open conflict between India and Pakistan after New Delhi imposed heavy restrictions in the area it controls and stripped it of its statehood and semi-autonomy on August 5. He never mentioned Kashmir directly.

He underlined that India's recent actions represented "a new chapter of intensified human rights abuses" and noted that the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights had comprehensively documented previous human rights violations by India in Kashmir. "They will shoot them". Modi has presented his actions in Indian-controlled Kashmir as essential to counter separatism and terrorism, which he accuses Pakistan of fomenting.

Amidst this, Gandhi had clarified his stance and hit out at Pakistan for instigating violence in Jammu and Kashmir and asserted that matters related to the region are India's internal issues with no room for interference by Islamabad.

He will also highlight the plight of the Kashmiri people who continue to suffer a suffocating lockdown.

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan arrives ahead of the start of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York City New York U.S
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Since then, the Indian government has blocked communication access and imposed restrictions on movement to thwart any protests in the region.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said that we believe that terrorism is not a challenge for any country, but all countries and of mankind as a whole.

Khan said India's actions would radicalise Kashmiris and increase the likelihood of a terrorist attack.

U.S. President Donald Trump met separately with both Modi and Khan on the sidelines of the United Nations gathering.

A statement from Kim Kye Gwan circulated Friday by North Korea's U.N. Mission says it is "hard reality" that politicians in Washington are obsessed with nuclear disarmament before there can be any talk of lifting sanctions and North Korea "can get access to a bright future".

However, Reuters could not verify whether this would take place or not. -North Korean relations through another summit. "I would pick up a gun", he said.

Saudi Arabia urged the world to apply "utmost pressure" on Iran, while Tehran dismissed that policy as already having failed.

Modi also called for new focus on multilateralism, and on the United Nations, saying that in view of the changes that are happening around the globe, "a disunited world is not in anyone's benefit".

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