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India slams OIC for its J&Okay assertion: Reeks of bigotry

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INDIA ON Friday slammed the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for its newest assertion on Jammu and Kashmir and stated it “reeks of bigotry”.

The Ministry of External Affairs official spokesperson Arindam Bagchi stated such statements solely expose the OIC as an organisation dedicated to a “communal agenda being pursued through terrorism”.

On the third anniversary of the revocation of Jammu and Kashmir’s particular standing and its bifurcation, the OIC known as on the worldwide neighborhood to take steps to resolve the “dispute” in accordance with the related UN resolutions.

“The statement issued by the General Secretariat of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Jammu and Kashmir today reeks of bigotry,” Bagchi stated.

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He asserted that the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir “is and will remain an integral and inalienable” a part of India.

“As a result of long-awaited changes three years ago, it today reaps the benefits of socio-economic growth and development,” Bagchi stated.

“The OIC General Secretariat, however, continues to issue statements on Jammu and Kashmir at the behest of a serial violator of human rights and notorious promoter of cross-border, regional and international terrorism,” he stated, in a reference to Pakistan. “Such statements only expose the OIC as an organization devoted to a communal agenda being pursued through terrorism.”

In Beijing, China stated that India and Pakistan ought to resolve their variations over the Kashmir situation peacefully via dialogue and session.

Asked for her touch upon the third anniversary of the revocation of Article 370 by India, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying instructed a media briefing that the difficulty needs to be resolved peacefully by India and Pakistan via dialogue.

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“On the issue of Kashmir, China’s position is clear and consistent. This is an issue leftover from history between India and Pakistan. And this is also a shared view of the international community,” she stated.

“We stated back then that parties concerned need to exercise restraint and prudence. In particular, parties should avoid taking actions that unilaterally change the status quo or escalate tensions,” Hua stated.

“We call on both India and Pakistan to peacefully resolve the dispute through dialogue and consultation,” she stated.


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