- US State Division spokesperson clarified US hasn’t modified coverage on Kashmir
- A tweet of the State Division had referred to the disputed territory as “India’s Jammu and Kashmir”
The USA clarified on Thursday that there was no change in its coverage in direction of occupied Kashmir, after a State Division tweet referred to the disputed territory as “India’s Jammu and Kashmir”.
This was stated by Edward Value, Spokesperson of the US State Division throughout a briefing when a tweet by the State Division was delivered to his discover.
“Could you comment also on a tweet earlier today that State tweeted out saying that – it refers to India’s Jammu and Kashmir? Now, is this a change in policy? Does State does not recognize this as a disputed territory? Is there some sort of change in position that we need to know? There’s been certain criticism of the phrasing today,” requested a reporter.
“I want to be very clear there has been no change in US policy in the region,” stated Value.
The tweet being spoken of was the one during which the US had welcomed the resumption of web providers in occupied Kashmir.
“We welcome the resumption of 4G mobile internet in India’s Jammu & Kashmir. This marks an important step for local residents and we look forward to continued political & economic progress to restore normalcy in J&K,” the tweet had learn.
Jammu and Kashmir by no means was an Indian territory, by no means shall be: Pakistan
Tensions between nuclear-armed neighbours Pakistan and India have been on the rise ever since New Delhi scrapped Article 370 of the Indian structure that granted Kashmir autonomous standing.
Pakistan has additionally accused India of being actively concerned in orchestrating, financing and offering logistical help to terrorist organisations just like the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan and the Jamaat-ul-Ahraar to focus on Pakistan from throughout the border.
“Indian has employed and organised prison teams positioned at our western borders to conduct terrorist assaults in Pakistan, particularly to disrupt the event of the western and southern areas of my nation,” stated a senior Pakistani diplomat on the UNGA final 12 months.