UN chief offers to mediate over Kashmir issue


WASHINTON (Dunya News) – New United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has offered to mediate between Pakistan and India over Kashmir issue, Dunya News reported on Thursday.

UN Secretary General spokesperson Stephane Dujarric informed newsmen in news briefing on Thursday that Antonio Guterres on January 6 has agreed to play the role of an “honest broker” to de-escalate tensions between Pakistan and India.

Stephane Dujarric further said that Pakistan permanent representative to the United Nations Dr Maleeha Lodhi had briefed Antonio Guterres on Friday over Kashmir issue.

Stephane Dujarric said that UN chief is informed of Kashmir conflict and is monitoring the prevalent situation. He said that the UN chief will have a full conversation with the Prime Minister of Pakistan and his Indian counterpart very soon.