FM urged to file case in ICJ for violations of truce by Indian armed forces

[wp_ad_camp_1] Foreign Minister urged to file case in ICJ for violations of truce by Indian armed forces

By Chronicler


Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Interior and former Interior Minister Senator A Rehman Malik on Friday has penned a letter to Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi urging him to take the case of continuous unprovoked cease-fire violation and targeting of civilian population by India to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and International Court of Justice (ICJ).

In a press release issued to the media he has asked the Foreign Minister to request the United Nations Security Council to appoint a Special Commission to investigate all cease-fire violations by India, increase the strength of Military Observers across LoC and also file a claim of damages in terms of lives and properties in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against India.

Senator Malik has written the letter based on the Truce Agreement signed both by Pakistan, India and United Nations which bounds the two country to implement it in letter and spirit. he said that the Truce Agreement is actually a trilateral agreement as United Nations is signatory in it and both the countries continued to make agreement regarding Line of Control but did not change the contents of ‘Truce Agreement of 1949’ and it is still in vogue.

In the letter Senator Malik has advised Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi to seek proper investigation by UN Commission into the continuous unprovoked cease-fire violations and targeting of civilian population by India Armed Forces at Line of Control.

Moreover imposition of penalties on Indian Government should also be demanded for violation of “Truce Agreement” which was supervised / countersigned by United Nation.

Furthermore it should also be requested for deployment of additional UN Military Observers at LoC to ensure an effective supervision to maintain proper control on the line of control as per the Truce Agreement of 1949.




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