United Nations, 18 November (IANS). Pakistan has once again expressed its disagreement about India’s eligibility for a 15-member UN Security Council (UNSC) seat, saying that due to the unrest in Jammu and Kashmir and violation of UNSC resolutions, India will take the seat. Is not worth
Ambassador Munir Akram, Pakistan’s representative to the United Nations, highlighted Islamabad’s concern over the inclusion of a new permanent member in the UNSC.
He said that the South Asian country (India) had waged 20 wars since independence and promoted terrorism and instability throughout the region, especially against Pakistan.
He said, we have clear and sufficient evidence of terrorism sponsored by this country.
Akram said, India violates the resolutions of the UN Security Council, which empowers the final settlement of the disputed state of Jammu and Kashmir through self-determination by the people of the state by an independent and impartial referendum under the aegis of the United Nations .
Ambassador Akram was speaking in the 193-member assembly during a debate on Security Council reform to make it more representative, accountable, democratic and transparent.
Taking advantage of the opportunity, Ambassador Akram highlighted the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, saying India has deployed 900,000 soldiers to crush the legitimate freedom struggle of the Kashmiri people and for massive human rights violations.
He said, India is not eligible for Security Council membership whether it is permanent or non-permanent.
India’s request to become a permanent member of the UNSC has distracted Islamabad as it fears that the platform will come under the strong influence of New Delhi.
Pakistan believes that this will weaken its case on the Kashmir dispute in the United Nations and it will suffer if India becomes a permanent member of the UNSC.