On UN Day, Pakistan calls for implementation of UNSC resolutions on Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: As the international community celebrated United Nations Day, Pakistan reiterated its call for the world to work towards the implementation of relevant UN Security Council resolutions on the Jammu and Kashmir dispute. “It is deplorable that these universal ideals

Pakistan to play active role for UN Security Council reforms: Qureshi

NEW YORK: Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Pakistan will continue to play an active role to promote comprehensive reform of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). Speaking at the virtual Uniting for Consensus (UfC) Ministerial meeting, the

UN Security Council to discuss deadly tanker attack off Oman

LONDON: Britain will raise a deadly tanker attack off the coast of Oman during a closed-door United Nations Security Council meeting on Friday, diplomats said, but the 15-member body is not expected to take any action. Britain, Romania and Liberia

Pakistan hopes India will abide by rules after assuming UNSC Presidency

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has expressed the hope that India would abide by the relevant rules and norms governing the United Nations as it assumes the Presidency of the Security Council. India, which is currently a non-permanent member of UNSC for a

Qureshi writes to UN calling for action against Indian repression in IoK

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has called upon United Nations Security Council (UNSC) President and the UN Secretary General to take note of the repression in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). In a letter addressed to the

UN Security Council calls for ‘full adherence’ to Gaza ceasefire

NEW YORK: The UN Security Council has called for “full adherence to the ceasefire” in the conflict between Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip in its first statement since violence erupted on May 10. UNSC members also stressed “the

Pakistan opposes creation of new permanent seats in UNSC: Munir Akram

NEW YORK: Pakistan has firmly opposed the creation of new permanent seats in the United Nations Security Council and has warned that attempts by the aspirants – India, Brazil, Germany and Japan – known as G-4 to derail efforts to

India at UNSC

India started its eighth term as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council last week but has already realized the bitter division of an open debate in a polarized world. It has also been a disappointing start for India

India receives setback in securing leadership of UNSC committees

NEW YORK: India’s bid to assume the chairmanship of some of the most important subsidiary bodies of the UN Security Council could not muster support from other members of the 15-nation body. Diplomatic sources told the state-owned news agency that

FM Qureshi apprises UN Security Council of grave situation in IoK

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has apprised the UN Security Council of the grave situation in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The Foreign Minister has addressed another letter to the UNSC President Abdou Abarry of Niger highlighting the gross

India failed to convince UNSC that Kashmir is bilateral issue: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that India has failed to convince the United Nations Security Council that Jammu and Kashmir dispute is a bilateral issue. In his remarks after the UN Security Council meeting, the foreign minister said

UNSC expresses deep concern over current situation in IoK

NEW YORK: The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has expressed deep concern over the current situation in the Indian-Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The Council met at the request of Pakistan on the occasion of completion of one year of Indian

Pakistan urges UNSC to denounce India’s atrocities in Kashmir

NEW YORK: India has exploited the coronavirus crisis to further advance its occupation of Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan’s top diplomat said, urging the UN Security Council to end the aggression and atrocities against the Kashmiri people. “The Council must denounce

UNSC meeting on Kashmir

The UN Security Council has held a rare discussion on the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir for the second time in six months. The restive valley remains a flash point but the situation has flared up ever since India

UNSC postpones meeting after France disagrees over Kashmir

NEW YORK: The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) session has been postponed on Tuesday as France disagreed to attend the meeting to discuss the dispute of the Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK).  The UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said, “We are, obviously

India not eligible for UNSC membership, says Pakistan

NEW YORK: Pakistan has raised serious questions over India’s permanent membership in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). Pakistan’s permanent representative to United Nations Munir Akram has said at UN General Assembly that New Delhi was in blatant violation of

Washington wants India to ease down restrictions in Kashmir

NEW YORK: Washington wants India to ease down curfew in Indian occupied Kashmir, said U.S official on Thursday.  The official was addressing press when she said that the U.S has pressed India to lift up the restrictions in the Kashmir

JuD chief can withdraw money from his account: UNSC

NEW YORK: The United Nations Security Council (UNSC)  has allowed banned  Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, to use money from his bank account for basic expenses, on Thursday. It was reported in the Indian media that Pakistan had appealed to

FM Qureshi addresses Human Rights Council in Geneva

GENEVA: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday said that the international society “must not remain indifferent to the tragedy that is unfolding before our eyes” in occupied Kashmir. Qureshi was addressing 42nd session of United Nations Human Rights Council

Kashmir issue: UNSC to hold consultative meeting today after 50 years

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will hold a consultative meeting today to discuss the Indian occupied Kashmir issue after India’s abrogation of Article 370. The consultative meeting will be held after 50 over the 70-year-old dispute. The