Top

US Senator calls for de-escalation of tensions between India, Pak

Fresh from her visit to the PoK, an American Senator has called for finding ways to de-escalate tensions between India and Pakistan.

Anab Mehdi

Anab MehdiBy Anab Mehdi

Published on 11 Oct 2019 3:48 AM GMT

US Senator calls for de-escalation of tensions between India, Pak
X
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Whatsapp
  • Telegram
  • Linkedin
  • Print
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Whatsapp
  • Telegram
  • Linkedin
  • Print
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Whatsapp
  • Telegram
  • Linkedin
  • Print

Washington: Fresh from her visit to the PoK, an American Senator has called for finding ways to de-escalate tensions between India and Pakistan.

ALSO READ: Xi leaves for India for 2nd informal summit with PM Modi

New England Senator Maggie Hasan said this in a tweet after her visit to Pak-occupied Kashmir.

She is currently on a visit to the region.

After travelling to Afghanistan and Pakistan, she is now headed to India.

ALSO READ: Blindness prevalence in India down by 47 per cent since 2007: govt report

In Pakistan, she met Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa to discuss joint counter-terrorism work and regional stability.

"We also visited Pakistan-controlled Kashmir. Amid escalating tensions in Kashmir, it's critical that we find ways to help de-escalate the situation on both sides," Hassan said.

"I'm now travelling to India where I'll meet officials to further discuss the situation and international trade," she added.

ALSO READ: Kovind presents President’s Colours to Army Aviation Corps

Anab Mehdi

Anab Mehdi

Next Story