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Calling New Delhi's removal of special status for Jammu and Kashmir "flagrant violation of several UN Security Council Resolutions" Qureshi, said, "India's unilateral actions of 5th August 2019 of altering the status of Occupied Jammu & Kashmir, recognized as a disputed territory by the UN Security Council, are illegal under worldwide law". Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan met Trump for the first time at the White House where the two leaders discussed a range of issues.

Vijay Thakur Singh, Secretary (East) in the Ministry of External Affairs who led the Indian delegation, said, "The world is aware that this fabricated narrative comes from the epicentre of global terrorism, where ring leaders were sheltered for years". The Indian government denied the shocking claim of US President Trump that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to mediate on Kashmir.

"This country conducts cross-border terrorism as a form of alternate diplomacy", she added, without addressing Qureshi's allegations specifically.

"The worsening human rights and humanitarian situation in Indian Administered Jammu & Kashmir, especially following decisions taken on August 5, 2019, requires urgent attention by the Human Rights Council and human rights mechanisms", the countries said in a joint statement.

India flooded the Kashmir valley with troops, restricted movements and cut off communication as Prime Minister Narendra Modi withdrew special rights for the region on August 5. Kashmir Issue: Pakistan Knocked on Several Doors, but Entire World Stood With India, Says Prakash Javadekar.

"We also support a peaceful resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute through the implementation of the UNSC resolutions", the statement said.

Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi has called for action on part of the UN, not just words, to deal with the grave crisis stemming from India's "illegal" annexation of occupied Kashmir.

She also mentioned the NRC process in Assam.

India, he acknowledged, has consistently expressed issues to both China and Pakistan on the initiatives in so-called "China Pakistan Financial Hall", which is in the territory of India that has been illegally occupied by Pakistan since 1947.

"We are burning up our future literally", Bachelet said. He also accused India of having a disregard for "international instruments". She said, despite challenging circumstances, Jammu and Kashmir's Civil Administration is ensuring basic services, essential supplies, normal functioning of institutions, mobility and almost full connectivity.

Trump said he would do his best "to meditate or do something" regarding the tensions between India and Pakistan long-running source of conflict.

Qureshi said pellet gun victims were reluctant to go to the hospital "due to fears of intimidation".

"India is resolutely opposed to any actions by other countries to change the status quo in Pakistan occupied Kashmir".

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