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UN Chief  to visit India, Pakistan on Kashmir

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Srinagar:  UN Secretary General is going to visit India and Pakistan and he has already asked both the countries to look for engagement and settle all the tensions including Kashmir by dialogue. Spokesman of the UN Secretary General said that he was looking for a peaceful solution to Kashmir through a bilateral dialogue between India and Pakistan.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is “closely” following the tensions between India and Pakistan and reiterates his call for the two countries to find a peaceful solution through engagement and dialogue, said his spokesperson.

Spokesman for the Secretary-General Stephane Dujarric was asked at the daily press briefing on Thursday about the recent tension between India and Pakistan and the media speculation over risk of a nuclear war between them.

“We’re obviously following the situation closely, the recent developments included, and I think we would reiterate our call for the parties to find a peaceful solution through engagement and dialogue,” Dujarric said.

An article on news website Huffington Post said this week that while US President Donald Trump is focused on tensions with North Korea, the South Asian region poses a more alarming threat.

“While President Donald Trump is focused on North Korea’s nuclear madman, a more alarming threat is rising in South Asia: an explosive mix of nuclear weapons, terrorism and hair-trigger war plans.

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