Islamabad : Not letting go of any opportunity, Pakistan gain raked up Kashmir issues and termed it as unfinished business of yester years. This time, the ‘K’ word got attention when Pakistan army chief Gen Raheel Sharif termed Kashmir as part of the ‘unfinished agenda of partition’ for which he said, the world community must help resolve the longstanding issue if it wants genuine peace in the region.
Addressing the Royal United Services Institute, an independent think-tank on defence and security, in London, Gen Sharif said that the never ending dispute between Pakistan and India resides in the Kashmir issue. Neighbor tensions are centered around this unfinished business, meant the General in his address.
Terming Kashmir issue as an unfinished agenda of partition, the army chief claimed that Indian intransigence, violations of the Line of Control and indirect strategy against Pakistan were adversely affecting the region.
General also brought Afghanistan into mention and extended support to all Afghan all efforts for an enduring and permanent peace in the strife-torn neighbouring country.Sounding a warning for detractors and spoilers of these efforts, Sharif added that While Pakistan continues to support enduring and permanent peace in Afghanistan, detractors and spoilers must be dealt with stern action.