Pak to rake up 'K' issue, Indian atrocities in UN General Assembly

      Pakistan is looking to rake up the Kashmir issue at the United Nations General Assembly which is scheduled to be held later this month. According to sources, in two separate meetings held at the Foreign Office, concerned officials briefed Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi regarding both the Kashmir and Afghanistan issues. Sources said that it was decided that Islamabad would urge the United Nations to ensure a resolution of the long-lingering Kashmir dispute on a priority basis for durable peace in the region. "The international community would also be informed about the human rights violations committed by Indian forces in held Kashmir," The Dawn quoted sources, as saying. They said the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Lieutenant General Shuja Pasha was also present in the meeting. According to a private television channel, Pakistan is also likely to take up the issue of presence of US led allied forces in Afghanistan Islamabad has decided to inform the international community about the problems being faced by it due to the presence of NATO forces in Afghanistan, the channel reported. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that resolution of the Kashmir issue is the key to establishing good ties with India and restoring peace in the sub-continent. During a meeting with Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) Prime Minister Sardar Yaqub Khan, Gilani said resolving the Kashmir dispute was Islamabad's top priority.

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