AJK President urges int'l community's to play due role in ending severe HR abuses in IIOJK.

MIRPUR [AJK] -- Azad Jammu and Kashmir President Barrister Sultan Mahmood Chaudhry on Friday urged the international community to play its due role to stop bloodshed and human rights violations committed by Indian occupation forces in the Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).

He expressed these views while talking to a delegation of members of the California State Assembly, said a press release issued here. He underlined that, owing to their best track record on human rights, the United States and California can play an important role in preventing rights abuses in the restive region and resolving the lingering Kashmir issue.

Stressing the need for an early and amicable settlement of the Kashmir imbroglio, Barrister Chaudhry said that former US president Bill Clinton had termed Kashmir as the world's most dangerous conflict.

Given the highly volatile situation in the region, he said that it was imperative that the influential world governments should play their due role to settle the long pending dispute peacefully.

"Pakistan and India are both nuclear powers", he said, adding that any misunderstanding between the two countries could be a prelude to a major war that could threaten the peace of the entire world.

"So the international community...

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