Iran Urges Peaceful Resolution of Kashmir Issue

wilayattimes (Iran)

Tehran:Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson called on clashing sides in Indian-administered Kashmir to show restraint and try to resolve conflicts in a peaceful manner.

Conflicts and tensions in Kashmir would be solved only through peaceful ways and dialogue,” Bahram Qassemi said on Tuesday, following days of unrest and deaths in clashes between protesters and security forces in Indian-administered region of Kashmir.”Tasnim News reports”

The Iranian spokesman also called on the parties to exercise maximum restraint.

Clashes in the restive region erupted on July 9, when thousands of protesters thronged streets in towns across the Kashmir valley to condemn the death of a popular secessionist leader at the hands of Indian security forces.

The violence has been among the worst in the region in years. Indian forces have shot dead at least 45 people since July 9, while thousands of others have been injured.

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