|14 August, 2019

Pakistan requests UN Security Council meeting on Kashmir

Foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi made the request in a letter to UNSC President Joanna Wronecka

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan has asked the United Nations Security Council for an urgent meeting on the contested Kashmir region also claimed by India, according to a letter released by Pakistan's foreign ministry on Wednesday.

Foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi made the request in a letter to UNSC President Joanna Wronecka, seeking to participate in the meeting under the agenda item 'India-Pakistan question'.

(Reporting by Alasdair Pal; editing by Darren Schuettler) ((Alasdair.Pal@thomsonreuters.com; +91 114 954 8060; Reuters Messaging: alasdair.pal.reuters.com@reuters.net))

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