Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the UN Maleeha Lodhi has described Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s address to the UN as a ‘litany of falsehoods’ and ‘a travesty of facts and history’. She added that Jammu and Kashmir “never was and can never be an integral part of India.
Maleeha Lodhi, raised doubts on the September 18 terror attack in Uri that has spiked tensions between the two countries. She said the attack “has all the hallmarks of an operation designed to divert attention from India’s atrocities in occupied Jammu and Kashmir”
While commenting on the she termed it as “worst form of state terrorism, a war crime, that India has continued to perpetrate…in Jammu and Kashmir for the past many decades”.
Sushma Swaraj on Monday while addressing at United Nations General Assembly has accused Pakistan of nurturing terrorism on its land. Replying to this Lodhi said that India’s terror allegations are ‘designed principally to deflect global attention from the brutalities against innocent and unarmed Kashmiri children, women and men’.
She further said that Jammu and Kashmir is a disputed territory, the final status of which has yet to be determined in accordance with several resolutions of the UN Security Council.