At UN, India slams Pakistan on terror as it rakes up J&K issue

At UN, India slams Pakistan on terror as it rakes up J&K issue

NEW DELHI/NEW YORK: Following another attempt by Pakistan to raise the

Kashmir

issue at the

United Nations

, India described Pakistan as a country recognised globally as the epicentre of

terrorism

.

During his address on the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the UN, Pakistan’s foreign minister

Shah Mahmood Qureshi

had said Jammu and Kashmir and

Palestine

were the UN’s most glaring and long-standing disputes and the people of J&K still awaits “fulfilment of the UN commitment to grant them their right to self-determination”.

Exercising India’s right to reply, first secretary in India’s permanent mission to the UN,

Vidisha Maitra

, said Pakistan was globally recognised as the epicentre of terrorism, which by its own admission harboured and trained terrorists, and hailed them as martyrs.

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