Imran discusses Kashmir with Saudi Crown Prince, Boris Johnson


Staff Reporter


Prime Minister Imran Khan has held telephonic discussion with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and UK counterpart Boris Johnson regarding India’s illegal action in occupied Kashmir.
According to the Saudi Press Agency, Imran Khan and Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman spoke over the phone on late Tuesday and “During the call, they discussed the development of the situation in the region and efforts exerted towards it.”
“HRH the Crown Prince was briefed by the Pakistani Prime Minister on the latest developments in Kashmir.”
“India’s illegal action of modifying the special status of Indian occupied Kashmir will have serious implications for regional peace and security,” said PM Khan.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday also telephoned his UK counterpart, Boris Johnson, during which a discussion on the “serious situation in Kashmir” was held, Johnson’s Downing Street office said in a statement.
Both leaders agreed on the “importance of maintaining dialogue”, the statement added. Prime Minister Imran khan congratulated PM Johnson on assuming office as the UK prime minister. Both leaders underscored their “continued commitment to the bilateral relationship between the UK and Pakistan”.
In a parallel development, Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said he had expressed concern to his Indian counterpart about the situation in the disputed Kashmir region. “I have to spoke to the Indian Foreign Minister,” Raab said on Wednesday.“We’ve expressed some of our concerns around the situation and called for calm, but also had a clear readout of the situation from the perspective of the Indian government.”

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