June 2017 News

Rising Tension Along LoC:UN Chief Concerned, Monitoring Situation 'Closely'

2 June 2017
Kashmir Observer

New York: The UN is concerned over the tense situation along the Line of Control between India and Pakistan and the Secretary-General is following the developments closely, his spokesperson said. 'I think the situation that we've seen in that area continues to be of concern to us and, as I've said before, the Secretary-General is following the situation very closely,' UN Secretary General's spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters here yesterday when asked about the recent cross-border shelling. Dujarric has repeatedly said that Guterres is following the situation in Kashmir amid escalating tensions at the border between India and Pakistan. The UN Chief has not made any direct intervention to resolve the issue and his spokesperson has repeatedly said the UN Chief reiterates his call for India and Pakistan to find a peaceful solution through engagement and dialogue to resolve the Kashmir issue.