Qureshi to leave for Beijing to discuss Modi govt’s Kashmir move

Islamabad:Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has come out on Wednesday saying he will leave for China to consult with Beijing on how to proceed further after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government’s move in Kashmir.

Qureshi was addressing a joint session of Parliament which was called after New Delhi stripped Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) of its special status with Indian forces trying to choke the Himalayan valley.

The foreign minister added that after the resolution on Kashmir is passed he might “dash off to Beijing.”

He said that Indians themselves were lambasting the Indian government’s decision.

He also refuted opposition claims that the government was caught off guard by the the Narendra Modi-led government’s actions.

He was sharing Islamabad’s policy statement on the floor of the house.

He thanked the opposition for being on the same page with the government on the Kashmir issue.

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