Warsaw : Due to the pressure applied by China and Pakistan on UNSC to intervene in the Kashmir issue, the UNSC conducted a “closed door consultation” on the issue. The meeting started at 7:30 pm and continued till 9 pm.
China and Pakistan faced defeat at the meet as majority of the countries showed support to India calling it as “India’s internal matter’ which did not require any intervention by International bodies.
Russia’s Permanent Representative in the UN Demitri Polinsky said, “The UNSC cannot play any role in resolving the Kashmir issue. He said, if this issue is resolved then it will be resolved only with mutual talks between India and Pakistan.”
India envoy to UN, Syed Akbaruddin said, “Matter related to Article 370 entirely an internal matter of India; this have no external ramifications”
Syed Akbaruddin also said that the Indian government’s decision was intended to promote good governance and development in J&K.