Kashmir issue to dominate Nawaz Sharif’s address at UNGA on Wednesday

Kashmir issue will dominate in Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s address to the UN General Assembly in United Nations on Wednesday that comes at a time of heightened tensions between India and Pakistan following the terror attack in Uri.

The General Debate of the UN General Assembly opens Tuesday, with US President Barack Obama making his final appearance as Commander-in-Chief at the 71st session.

Sharif will address world leaders from the UNGA podium in the morning session on Wednesday.

While Pakistan has raised the Kashmir issue at the high-level segments of the General Assembly and other UN platforms in previous years, Sharif appears set to take an even more aggressive stand on Kashmir at the world body, having vowed in Pakistan to ’emphatically highlight’ the issue and the alleged human rights abuses by India.


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