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Kashmir issue discussed in Pak PM Sharif's security meeting

Updated: Jul 22, 2016 16:45 IST

Islamabad, July 22 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday, chairing a high-level meeting of the National Security Council in Islamabad, discussed regional security, including the ongoing situation in Kashmir.

The meeting was also attended by Army Chief General Raheel Sharif. Participants were briefed on the situation in Kashmir and Afghanistan by the Foreign Office, reports Dawn.

Prime Minister Nawaz's House, in a release, said the meeting unanimously expressed concern over the law and order situation in Kashmir following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in an encounter with Indian security personnel.

Prime Minister Sharif reiterated that the only solution to the Kashmir issue would be "early implementation of UNSC resolutions.

"We have provided and will continue to provide diplomatic, political and moral support to the people of Jammu and Kashmir for the realisation of their fundamental right to self-determination in accordance with the UNSC resolutions," Sharif said.

The meeting also unanimously called upon the international community to condemn the alleged human rights violations in Kashmir.

Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, Director General Inter-Services Intelligence Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Gen Rashad Mahmood, National Security Adviser Nasser Janjua, Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz among other senior officials were present during the meeting. (ANI)

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