Wide-ranging UN address: PM tells India to stop sponsoring terror, come to talks

Posted In: News Date:Sep 22nd, 2017

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi asked India to call off its campaign of arming and bankrolling agents of terrorism and chaos in Pakistan as he renewed offer for dialogue with New Delhi on all thorny issues, especially over the core dispute of Kashmir. 

In his maiden address to the UN General Assembly late on Thursday, Abbasi gave a wide-ranging speech, in which he spoke about an array of global as well as domestic issues, such as the Middle East situation, UN reforms, climate change and Pakistan’s economic stability and consolidation of democracy.

The premier renewed Pakistan’s offer for dialogue with India on all thorny issues. “Pakistan remains open to resuming a comprehensive dialogue with India to address all outstanding issues, especially Kashmir, and discuss measures to maintain peace and security,” he said