Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday 22nd September, 2015, urged that Kashmir issue discussion is a must in order to resolve long-standing tensions between neighbors, India and Pakistan. Kashmir issue is a problem of territory and the region under question holds significant importance to both countries, therefore the resolve has been a major problem between neighbors and the reason for quite a lot of tussles, not to mention three wars have been fought on this very issue since the partition of India in 1947. While we will not go into complete details, Pakistan maintains that Kashmir should be a part of Pakistan owing to the Muslim majority while India claims that it was signed over to them by a Maharaja who ruled over the area. At any rate, Kashmir issue discussion is vital to peace between the two neighboring countries.
While talking to journalists in London, the PM said,
Kashmir is a core issue, which must be resolved. And in my view the sooner the two countries [Pakistan and India] start working on it, the better it would be for them.
The PM is in London to attend UN General Assembly’s 70th session. PM Sharif said that Kashmir issue discussion should be held at all levels and forums for an expeditious resolution. While referring to the UN General Assembly’s session, he mentioned Kashmir issue discussion will be primary to the talks on his part.
Peace in the region is only possible if all the current and potential disputes are brought to light. One of the majors is the Kashmir issue discussion, without which of course other talks are bound to fail. Unresolved issues, and ignored talks are harbinger of negativity between the two sides. If one talk fails, the other will not bear fruit, and eventually the tensions will continue to mount. Pakistan and India should focus on long-standing issues rather than making room for the current. If the concept stays the same, the discussion will not go anywhere. Let us know what you think and would be the ideal way to settle the Kashmir dispute.You can follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Google+ for more updates. Otherwise fill in the subscription box above, or subscribe to our RSS Feed.