Tokyo, October 23 (KMS): President Dr Arif Alvi has said that South Asia cannot have lasting peace without amicable resolution of the Kashmir dispute.

Addressing dinner hosted by Emperor of Japan in Tokyo on Tuesday, he emphasized that right to self-determination was the fundamental right of the people of Kashmir and it could not be suppressed by use of force.

Later, Dr Arif Alvi also had a talk with Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani, about Kashmir and peace in Afghanistan.

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“I stand here at this forum of world leaders where we have a chance to discuss the problems the world is facing.

I especially came to this forum despite a difficult time in my country; facing challenges… I would not have come had there not been a very urgent problem that the world must address.

1st let me talk about climate change; I have seen a lot of leaders talk about this. But I don’t see world leaders really realizing the urgency of the situation. We have a lot of ideas; but as they say, ideas without funding is mere hallucination.

Pakistan is among the top 10 nations in the world affected by climate change. We depend on our rivers, we are mainly an agricultural country. 80 percent of our water comes from the glaciers and these are melting at an alarming pace. »

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New York, Sept 26 (KMS): US President Donald Trump said Wednesday he encouraged India and Pakistan to work out their differences in separate meetings with their prime ministers this week.
“I said, ‘Fellas, work it out. Just work it out,'” Trump told a news conference after attending the UN General Assembly.
“Those are two nuclear countries. They’ve gotta work it out,” he said.
Tensions have soared this year between India and Pakistan, which have fought three full-fledged wars, two over the divided Himalayan territory of Indian-occupied Kashmir. »

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Islamabad, August 14 (KMS): Drawing parallels between Hitler’s Nazi regime and India’s RSS, of which Narendra Modi is a lifelong member, the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan has said the Indian PM has done a blunder by depriving occupied Kashmir of its special status, stressing that he will become ambassador of the Kashmiri people and raise the Kashmir dispute at every forum.

PM Imran Khan while addressing a special session of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly today in Muzaffarabad said New Delhi has internationalized the issue of Kashmir with its latest move which has also drawn international community’s attention. Imran Khan was in AJK capital as part of the govt’s decision to observe this year’s Independence Day in solidarity with Kashmiris in light of India’s move to annex the occupied territory. »

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Muzaffarabad, August 14 (KMS): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the whole Pakistani nation stood by their Kashmiri brethren in the most difficult time and Pakistan would keep up extending moral, diplomatic and political support to them.

The Prime Minister stated this during a meeting with prominent leaders of AJK and Hurriyat Conference in Muzaffarabad. He said Pakistan would highlight the Kashmir cause at every international forum. »

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Washington, September 04 (KMS): Dr Ghulam Nabi Mir, President of World Kashmir Awareness Forum, has expressed his anguish and grief over the continued killing by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir.

Dr Ghulam Nabi Mir said this while speaking on the subject of “Kashmir: Tale of Subjugation & Resistance” during the 55th Convention of Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) in Houston, Texas. »

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Islamabad, August 24 (KMS): Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan wants to improve ties with India and resolve all outstanding issues including the Kashmir dispute through talks.

Shah Mehmood Qureshi addressing media persons here said, “But it takes two to tango. You cannot clap with just one hand. We have a positive stance and will remain hopeful.”

He said the current position of the ties between Pakistan and India was not a secret as peace talks are suspended, but ‘we have to see how we can move forward.’ »

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Srinagar, December 24 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Muzahamat Chairman Bilal Ahmed Sidiqui visited the family members of Tanveer Ahmed Butt and Ruby Jan in Shopian district.

Bilal Ahmed Sidiqui while talking to the family members of the martyrs in their native areas in the district said, “Our youth are sacrificing their precious lives for the sacred cause of freedom.” »

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Srinagar, December 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, prominent religious scholar and the Chairman of Ummat-e-Islami, Qazi Ahmed Yasir, has said that India has converted the territory into a garrison where people are being killed day in and day out.

Qazi Yasir addressing people at historical Jamia Masjid in Islamabad town said the brutal use of pellet gun continues till date even though the international community and human rights groups have criticized it. »

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Srinagar, December 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, despite heavy restrictions, spree of nocturnal and daytime raids, arrests, curfew and blockade, resistance leaders and activists led by Jammu and Kashmir Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik managed to reach Lal Chowk and marched towards United Nations observers office at Sonwar in Srinagar, today

Police stopped this rally near Budshah Chowk and arrested Muhammad Yasin Malik, Rameez Raja, Farooq Ahmad Sodagar and Shabbir Ahmad Dar along with other JKLF leaders Mushtaq Ahmad Ajmal, Zahoor Ahmad Butt, Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri and Ghulam Muhammad Dar.

All these arrested were sent to Srinagar central jail on a judicial remand. »

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