ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Saturday revealed the hope that India would certainly act relatively throughout its month-long period as the president of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
FO spokesman Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri, while responding to a question from Dawn, stated Pakistan wishes that “India will comply with the appropriate guidelines and norms controling the conduct of the Security Council Presidency”.
India, which is currently a non-permanent participant of UNSC for a two-year term, would be holding the presidency of the effective 15-nation body for the month of August starting Sunday.
The presidency of UNSC revolves on a monthly basis adhering to the English alphabetical order of the names of the member states. India, which got in UNSC on Jan 1, 2021, will twice obtain the presidency throughout its term ending on Dec 31, 2022.
Require complying with regulations and also standards governing conduct of Security Council
” As India assumes this duty, we would likewise like to once more advise it of its lawful obligation to apply the UN Security Council resolutions on Jammu as well as Kashmir,” the spokesperson additionally claimed.
The timing of India’s presidency is important– although it is a plain coincidence that it has actually accompanied the second wedding anniversary of annexation of Occupied Kashmir by India; and completion of withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan.
Indian presidency means that Pakistan would certainly not have the ability to seek any kind of discussion on the scenario in Occupied Kashmir in the Security Council on this occasion.
Spokesman Chaudhri had earlier at the once a week media rundown stated: “fifth August, 2021 would mark the conclusion of an extraordinary 24-month-long military siege and also heavy-handed visuals on the fundamental legal rights as well as freedoms of Kashmiri individuals in the aftermath of India’s prohibited and also unilateral activities.”
The Security Council has three times reviewed the problem of Jammu and also Kashmir throughout the past two years.
Second of all, withdrawal of international forces from Afghanistan is most likely to be finished by the end of August. Indian presidency might become vital in case of some major development related to Afghanistan.
Pakistan has always seen India as a spoiler for the efforts for tranquility as well as settlement in Afghanistan.
However, the most vital component of any kind of nation’s presidency is its ‘program of job’ that notes its priorities throughout the one-month period.
India’s ‘programme of job’ shows that it will certainly use its tenure to ‘needle’ regional rivals Pakistan as well as China.
The two front runner events intended by India are a briefing on counter-terrorism, as well as a debate on maritime protection.
India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T.S. Tirumurti, in an Op-Ed for Times of India, has actually created that India has actually been “a barrier versus any kind of attempt to dilute the fight against terrorism as well as has actually assisted in revealing those who aid, sustain as well as finance terrorists. Terrorism in our area and also beyond is of certain worry provided the increasing use of AI, drones, blockchain modern technology, and on the internet funding by terrorists”.
Given India’s proclivity to malign Pakistan at such forums, it is virtually specific that it would utilize the counter-terrorism briefing for implicating its neighbor.
In a similar way, the maritime safety discussion is expected to be made use of to criticise China’s duty in South China Sea.
On maritime security, Tirumurti contends that “a thorough technique to maritime safety is important to protecting common success as it protects legit activities and also counters hazards of present as well as arising hostile, unlawful or unsafe acts within the maritime domain name. This envelops the PM’s vision of SAGAR– Safety as well as Development for All in the Area.”
APP includes: Meanwhile, Pakistan welcomed the letter by participants of the European Parliament resolved to the head of state and vice head of state of the European Commission where they shared issue over the human rights offenses in India-held Kashmir.
FO Spokesperson Chaudhri in action to media inquiries stated the letter was “one more demo of the continuing global censure of the continuous human rights violations as well as humanitarian situation in Indian Illegally Inhabited Jammu and Kashmir”.
He said although India continuously peddled incorrect propaganda in futile efforts to press the sham story of supposed normalcy in busy Kashmir, the international censure as well as condemnation of the Indian wrongs in the valley continued.
He said India has to realise that it can not disregard the international area’s proceeding contact us to end its tomb as well as organized civils rights offenses in Occupied Kashmir.