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Foreign minister, DG ISPR hold joint press conference on occupied Kashmir

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Saturday held a joint press conference regarding Pakistan's stance on the Indian-occupied Kashmir.

Addressing the media, Qureshi said that the a meeting of the Special Committee on Kashmir decided that a Kashmir Cell will be created at Pakistan's foreign office. Furthermore, Kashmir desks will be created at various Pakistani embassies all over the world, "in order to carry out effective communication on the matter."

"The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) have both responded positively to Pakistan's call for the Kashmir issue to be taken up.

"The issue was raised in the UNSC after five decades and a discussion took place on the matter, that is a major development.

Qureshi, while thanking the media for its role in the coverage of the developments in occupied Kashmir, said that the media should have a "unified stance on matters of national security."

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