Islamabad, January 18 (KMS) Supporting Pakistan’s principled position on the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), China Friday reiterated that Kashmir was a dispute left from history and it should be properly resolved through relevant United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions and bilateral treaties and in a peaceful way.

Responding to a volley of questions by the Indian journalists based in Beijing, the Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said Beijing wanted to play a constructive role and was in contact with both India and Pakistan urging them to enhance dialogue, exercise restraint and work for de-escalation.

The spokesman said China actively participated in UNSC review of Kashmir issue because it wanted to work for de-escalation and regional peace and stability purely out of goodwill. »

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Islamabad, January 18 (KMS)Pakistan has strongly condemned Indian Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat’s remarks that Pakistan should be blacklisted by Financial Action Task Force (FATF) as well as “deradicalization camps” for Kashmiri children.

Notably, the statement reinforces Pakistan’s concerns, repeatedly highlighted to the FATF membership, about India’s attempts to politicise the FATF proceedings to further its narrow, partisan objectives.

Pakistan urged the group’s members to take notice of India’s malicious campaign against Pakistan and reject any attempt aimed at politicising the FATF proceedings. »

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Srinagar, January 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops launched a cordon and search operation in central Kashmir’s Badgam district.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the troops cordoned off Chadoora area of the district and launched searches, causing huge inconvenience to the local people. The operation continued till last reports came in. »

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